Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Unregistered
    Guest
    #1

    figues of speech

    what the mean of understatement

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Jan 2008
    • Posts: 2,944
    #2

    Re: figues of speech

    An understatement is a statement below the truth, not enough.

    For example:

    To say it is cold at the South Pole is an understatement. It is freezing cold!

Similar Threads

  1. Direct speech & Indirect speech
    By vv0510_vn in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 20-Sep-2007, 12:14
  2. The Ideal Speech
    By aodjcd@ig.com.br in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19-Sep-2007, 04:21
  3. Some questions about Reported speech
    By suteja in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 27-May-2007, 09:58
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-Mar-2005, 00:57
  5. Indirect speech / Present perfect
    By Dany in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 30-Jan-2005, 12:33

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •