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How can I express in an ironical way that I am not proud of someone, which means that I want to say that someone is too weak to defend a person and I want to say "He was the highlight" in a better way? So I want to say something which actually means the opposite of what is said.
 

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You are talking about sarcasm, which is something that is usually expressed by things like tone of voice. Expressing that in writing can be quite difficult to do effectively, as it is usually expressed (as already mentioned) by using things like tone of voice.

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Say that the person was a rock. ;-)
 

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Rock or crock? A nice question. ;-)
 
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