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    Question is 'an underpinning framework' a mixed metaphor? Does it make sense...?

    is 'an underpinning framework' a mixed metaphor? Does it make sense...?
    Thanks for your thoughts on this one.
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    Re: is 'an underpinning framework' a mixed metaphor? Does it make sense...?

    Welcome to the forums.
    Why don't you give us more context.
    My first thought is that it's not great.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: is 'an underpinning framework' a mixed metaphor? Does it make sense...?

    I'm more familiar with a framework being underpinned, rather than a framework doing the underpinning. But I guess both the substructure and superstructure use a framework.
    http://www.therixgroup.com.au/ground.../underpinning/
    https://www.google.com.au/search?q=u...w=1366&bih=638

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