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    speech/grammar errors

    What is putting 2 words with opposite meetings together called? My brain is running on empty and it's making me crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    example: That dress is "pretty ugly".

    Thanks.
    Terri

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    Re: speech/grammar errors

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is putting 2 words with opposite meetings together called? My brain is running on empty and it's making me crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    example: That dress is "pretty ugly".

    Thanks.
    Terri
    Pretty ugly is not an oxymoron, because "pretty" in this expression means "somewhat," not "attractive"

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