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to tell someone something in a way that helps them understand it better
to explain the meaning of a word
to explain an idea, belief etc in a way that is easy to understand
to explain the meaning of something
formal to explain something more clearly so that it is easier to understand
to tell someone what you mean in a clear way that they can easily understand
to explain or to read something quickly
to explain, describe, or arrange something in a clear and detailed way, especially in writing
to explain something carefully and clearly
to make people understand something
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a coloured substance in the form of a small stick that women put on their lips, or a stick of this
moving with rhythm, together as one
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