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If you want to ask a person to explain something in their own words, you could use the verb paraphraser (just as you could use the verb to paraphrase in English). Paraphrasez cela. Paraphrasez la phrase. ... You could also use reformuler: Reformulez avec vos propre mots.


You can say "Pouvez-vous reformuler la problématique?". This expression is often used in the directives to write essays, directives given in French classes by the professors to the students..


In fact, in questions, the word 'tu' is a phonetic variant of the old French 't'y'. Ex: Tu veux-tu? (Tu veux-t'y?) This was lost in France but is still used everyday in Quebec in non formal conversations.

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