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in your own words

If you say something in ​your own words, you ​speak without ​copying what someone ​else has said: The ​court has ​heardaccounts of that night's ​events from several ​witnesses - now ​pleasetell us in ​your own words what you ​saw.
(Definition of in your own words from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in your own words”
in Chinese (Simplified) 用(某人)自己的话说…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用(某人)自己的話說…
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