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figures of speech

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plural of figure of speech

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a sequence of words having a specific meaning
  • "The straw that broke the camel's back" is just a figure of speech, as there's not really a straw and not really a camel.

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“Figures of speech.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/figures%20of%20speech. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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