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
While Harvey was lumped initially with Katrina, Ike and Sandy, that link was more a product of phrasing and tradition than anything else.
The letter refers to the abstract of a grant proposal that originally included phrasing about salt marshes contributing to greenhouse gas release and climate change.
In particular, Campbell’s phrasing of Islam as a violent faith echoes beliefs held by other Idaho organizations the SPLC labeled as hate groups.
Mildred Bailey (Coeur d’Alene), revered by Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra for her phrasing, which was influenced by her Indian roots, was a leading jazz singer during the ’30s.
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.
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