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Pompous Proverbs. Paraphrasing Practice. See if you can “translate” these proverbs, or familiar sayings. Proverbs to paraphrase. Male cadavers provide no testimony. Proverbs to paraphrase. Male cadavers provide no testimony. Cadaver = dead body Male cadaver = dead man

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paraphrasing practice
Paraphrasing Practice
  • See if you can “translate” these proverbs, or familiar sayings.
proverbs to paraphrase
Proverbs to paraphrase
  • Male cadavers provide no testimony.
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Proverbs to paraphrase
  • Male cadavers provide no testimony.

Cadaver = dead body

Male cadaver = dead man

Dead men tell no tales.

proverbs to paraphrase2
Proverbs to paraphrase
  • Integrity is the superlative strategy.

Hint: type define:superlativein Google’s search box

proverbs to paraphrase3
Proverbs to paraphrase
  • Integrity is the superlative strategy.

Hint: type define:superlative in Google’s search box

Honesty is the best policy.

proverbs to paraphrase4
Proverbs to paraphrase
  • It is futile to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with innovative manuevers.
  • Everything is legitimate in matters pertaining to ardent affection and international armed conflicts.
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Proverbs to paraphrase
  • It is futile to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with innovative manuevers.

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

  • Everything is legitimate in matters pertaining to ardent affection and international armed conflicts.

All’s fair in love and war.

more pompous proverbs
More “Pompous Proverbs”
  • Similar sire, similar scion.
  • Precipitancy generates prodigality.
  • Members of an avian species with identical plumage congregate.
  • The person emitting the ultimate cachinnation possesses thereby the optimal cachinnation (KAK\'-e-na-shun).
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More “Pompous Proverbs”
  • Similar sire, similar scion.

Like father, like son.

  • Precipitancy generates prodigality.

Haste makes waste.

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More “Pompous Proverbs”
  • Members of an avian species with identical plumage congregate.

Birds of a feather flock together.

  • The person emitting the ultimate cachinnation possesses thereby the optimal cachinnation (KAK\'-e-na-shun).

He laughs best who laughs last.

strategies for paraphrasing
Strategies for paraphrasing
  • How did you figure out the proverbs?
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Strategies for paraphrasing
  • Pick out key words and look them up.
  • Find the topic sentence of each paragraph and restate it in your own words.
  • Pretend you’re explaining the subject to a child.
strategies for technical articles
Strategies for technical articles
  • If you have to use a source you don’t understand, build your background by reading some easier articles first.
  • Take notes on unfamiliar terms.
  • When you go back to the harder source, summarize what you’ve learned after each section.

• Create a new organization.

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