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expliquer in English:

1. explain explain

Professors should explain everything in detail, not be succinct and always tell students to go home and read their books.
It takes only a short time to learn how to explain things to students. It takes much longer to learn when not to.
I explained
It is, moreover, very difficult to explain in any other way why there should be so much helium in the universe.
When I first took a C course, I couldn't understand a single thing explained in class. Thank God I got a friend of mine who's a programmer to explain to me how the whole caboodle works.
Good doctors explain things to patients in easily understandable ways, using anatomical models and such.
These special characteristics explain its preference for still-hunting (lying motionless beside a seal's breathing hole, waiting for one to surface).
We need to postulate a completely different paradigm to explain all these phenomena.
Without warning, the teachers ask students from each country to take the microphone and explain to everyone their reasons for coming to Harbin.
I can't quite explain it, but I believe I've caught a glimpse of the differences between Japanese and American cultures and lifestyles.
The role of the historian is less to discover and catalog documents than to interpret and explain them.
A dream... I was trying to explain to St. Peter, and was doing it in the German tongue, because I didn't want to be too explicit.
In particular, it is customary for actual examples of use of the harmonic mean to generally cover "average speed," and explain no further than that.
It's no use trying to find people to play Street Fighter with when you can't explain double quarter-circle joystick motions.
The aim of this report is to explain why there is the problem of obesity among primary school children and how this problem could be resolved.

English word "expliquer"(explain) occurs in sets:

School and education - Ecole et éducation
500 most important French verbs 251 - 275
Les 500 verbes anglais les plus courants 251 - 275
Fiches du livre - "Heart's Desire" (Emerson Hough)
Fiches du livre - "The Magic Nuts" (Mrs. Molesworth)

2. explicate explicate

How can we best explicate 'King Lear' and understand it?

English word "expliquer"(explicate) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Giordano Bruno" (James Lewis Mc...
Fiches du livre - "The Dream of Gerontius" (John H...
Fiches du livre - "Aspects of Literature" (J. Midd...
Fiches du livre - "Friendship Village Love Stories...
Fiches du livre - "Essays in Rationalism" (Charles...

3. explaining explaining

I tried explaining the algebra homework to him, but it just went in one ear and out the other.
I caught on to what the teacher was explaining.
He had no difficulty explaining the mystery.
You'll have a lot of explaining to do when dad finds out what happened.
Upon explaining plosives to his class, the linguistics teacher instantly became covered in spit.
Terrence has a hard time explaining his ideas to his coworkers, and his code is characteristically unreadable.
You can't cop out on explaining a price increase of that size by blaming OPEC; that won't wash.
Forecasting is the way of saying what will happen and then explaining why it didn't.

English word "expliquer"(explaining) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Garrity's Annuities" (David Mason)
Fiches du livre - "The Saintsbury Affair" (Roman D...
Fiches du livre - "Satanella A Story of Punchestow...