Training modules/dashboard/slides/10912-example-of-close-paraphrasing

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Example of close paraphrasing[edit]

Here's an example of "close paraphrasing."

Original text:

Because the weather forecast called for rain, the league decided to switch the location of the game to an indoor facility.

Close paraphrased text, not acceptable on Wikipedia:

The league switched the game’s location to an indoor facility due to a weather forecast calling for rain.

Acceptable text:

Forecasted rain caused the league to move the game indoors.