Definition of 'paragraph'
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And those long sentences in long paragraphs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's the next paragraph I found most interesting. The Sun (2016)Three short paragraphs are more than enough. The Sun (2013)Your first paragraph last week was flawed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first sentence in any paragraph shows the direction the paragraph will take. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)Those of a nervous disposition should skip the next few paragraphs. The Sun (2008)Or did they take it in turn each to write a paragraph as in a party game? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now and then the two structures are combined in a single paragraph. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)One should not draw a line through a paragraph or write anything on the will. Understanding Cancer (1987)Writing those last two paragraphs causes a familiar surge of panic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Past histories are filled out with a telling sentence or paragraph. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What is the significance of the last paragraph? Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)Far too many sentences and paragraphs end with a row of dots. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He lists his triumphs in a single paragraph. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She speaks in wholly formed paragraphs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Let's look at some short paragraphs that lack topic sentences. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The next paragraph was the kicker, though. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For each age write a paragraph about the sort of person you were, because you still are that person. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)And the dramatically short paragraph. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Only one paragraph made it into the case file seen by the independent reviewer, who is responsible for signing off on the methodology behind payouts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I will give this bit a short paragraph, though it was to become the longest paragraph of my life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fourth, the risk in using images of adults would be similar to the risk of using images of adolescents, so the previous paragraph would apply. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'paragraph'
British English: paragraph /ˈpærəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/ NOUN
A paragraph is a section of a piece of writing. A paragraph always begins on a new line and contains at least one sentence.
His story was only one paragraph long.
- American English: paragraph
- Arabic: فِقَرَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: parágrafo
- Chinese: 段落
- Croatian: paragraf
- Czech: odstavec
- Danish: afsnit
- Dutch: paragraaf
- European Spanish: párrafo
- Finnish: kappale
- French: paragraphe
- German: Absatz Schriftstück
- Greek: παράγραφος
- Italian: paragrafo
- Japanese: 段落
- Korean: 문단
- Norwegian: avsnitt
- Polish: akapit
- European Portuguese: parágrafo
- Romanian: alineat
- Russian: параграф
- Spanish: párrafo
- Swedish: stycke i text
- Thai: ย่อหน้า
- Turkish: paragraf
- Ukrainian: параграф
- Vietnamese: đoạn văn
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