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is a word
that describes one thing being used to describe another; on a simple level a phrase such as 'the heart of the matter' is a metaphor
as matters do not actually have hearts. Metaphorical
phrases are widely used in English.
Figure of Speech; Simile; Hyperbole; Understatement; Litotes; Irony; Sarcasm; Allegory
Figure of Speech
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