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    She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    Hello.

    Gina Carano knocks down ESPN reporter + weigh-in pics & more
    She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    The phrase "freak of nature" means "something in nature that is very unusual," doesn't it? What does the phrase here mean?

    Thank you.


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    Re: She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Hello.

    Gina Carano knocks down ESPN reporter + weigh-in pics & more
    She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    The phrase "freak of nature" means "something in nature that is very unusual," doesn't it? What does the phrase here mean?

    Thank you.
    It can also suggest, "something in nature that is [very] grotesque," Daruma and I'll bet that that's the meaning intended here.


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    Re: She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Hello.

    Gina Carano knocks down ESPN reporter + weigh-in pics & more
    She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    The phrase "freak of nature" means "something in nature that is very unusual," doesn't it? What does the phrase here mean?

    Thank you.
    To me, it means something bizarre, abnormal, strange, out of the ordinary. This is certainly a derogatory remark.

    Beautiful freak of nature, tigerwolf. - Brooks Summerlin's Photos

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    Re: She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    The subject of this sentence is not a thing but a person. Would that be OK?


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    Re: She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    She is a freak of nature and I have met her in person as well.

    The subject of this sentence is not a thing but a person. Would that be OK?
    It would grammatically correct. Apart from grammar, if she is a person, then you would have to consider whether or not you want to insult her and offend her. Calling someone a "freak" or a "freak of nature" is mean.

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