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    What kind of phrase is this?

    A phrase that is not intended to be taken literally, what is the name of this type of phrase?

    (example) "Am I the only one?"



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    Question Re: What kind of phrase is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by thelodgeak@yahoo.com View Post
    A phrase that is not intended to be taken literally, what is the name of this type of phrase?

    (example) "Am I the only one?"

    TIA
    I think it's called metaphor. I may be wrong, though.


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    Thumbs up Re: What kind of phrase is this?

    Thank you Engee30. You are wise.

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    Smile Re: What kind of phrase is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by thelodgeak@yahoo.com View Post
    Thank you Engee30. You are wise.
    So I was right!
    Thanks.

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