Examples of phrasing in a Sentence
The phrasing of the instructions was confusing.
a singer known for her elegant phrasing
Recent Examples of phrasing from the Web
Frontwoman Deirdre Kroener’s departure last from local heavy alt-rock band Grown Up Avenger Stuff came as a surprise given how her unique voice and phrasing was such a big part of that band’s sound.
Some lawyers think the phrasing may be ambiguous enough to bring a lawsuit, but that opinion is not universal.
That questionable phrasing was immediately seized on by the far right and spun as an act of nefarious misconduct, with the hashtag #CNNBlackmail.
The phrasing is similar to an existing policy used by the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University.
The phrasing made some fans wonder if Mary had more than two babies.
Among the highlights: Paul Marinaro & Alyssa Allgood: Any chance to hear singer Marinaro is worth seizing, the plushness of his instrument matched by the savvy of his phrasing and the depth of his interpretations.
But the phrasing of the legislation had unintended consequences.
Always careful with his phrasing, the leading UN diplomat didn't mention Trump by name -- but Guterres clearly warned his administration against isolating the United States from the rest of the world.
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First Known Use of phrasing
PHRASING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of phrasing for English Language Learners
: the way something is expressed in words : the particular words or the order of words that are used to express something
music : the act of grouping notes together in a particular way
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