All that is a prelude to explain the significance of the numbers at the top: 51 percent, 47 percent, and then 32 percent.
How else does one explain the veritable buffet of crazy we have witnessed during the primary season?
Saudi TV showed him meeting with King Abdullah after the attack to explain what had happened.
This is a funny thing to explain, but for me, the relationship really died that last night.
How else to explain her incredibly tacky, definitely sexy, midriff-revealing Chola outfit at the Much Music awards?
I will not justify myself, nor explain my actions: I do not love you.
Don't mind him, dad—I know all about it, I tell you—I'll explain later to you.
He has to know when he can't use magic, and he has to be able to explain why.
But before you start to read let me explain what I intend to do.
I want to explain to you that the little girl had not begun with grammar.
early 15c., from Latin explanare "to make level, smooth out;" also "to explain, make clear" (see explanation).
Originally explane, spelling altered by influence of plain. Also see plane (v.2). In 17c., occasionally used more literally, of the unfolding of material things: Evelyn has buds that "explain into leaves" ["Sylva, or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions," 1664]. Related: Explained; explaining; explains.