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    paraphrase of words and word combinations 5

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to revise my paraphrasing of the following using words and word combinations from the following sentences?

    1.1. There is no doubt as to who committed this outrage.
    1.2. There is no doubt as to who committed this shocking act.

    2.1. He was in a most responsive mood and immediately caught on at my idea.
    2.2. He was ready to listen and immediately caught on at my idea.

    3.1. The prepositions of the face in the portrait were distorted.
    3.2. The prepositions of the face in the portrait were incorrect.

    4.1. He is notorious for such saying.
    4.2. He is well known for such saying.

    5.1. I decided to intervene to prevent any unpleasantness.
    5.2. I decided to mediate to prevent any unpleasantness.

    6.1. A Frenchmeanís speech is characterized by exuberance, an Englishman prefers the understatement.
    6.2. A Frenchmanís speech is characterized by exuberance, an Englishman expresses himself less emotionally (prefers underplaying).

    Thank you for your efforts.

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    V.

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    Re: paraphrase of words and word combinations 5

    2.1 is stronger that 2.2
    5.1 could involve more; it could be physica
    6.2 less categorically?

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