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figure of speech
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David Copperfield
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  • ’The friendliness of this gentleman,’ said Mr. Micawber to my aunt, ’if you will allow me, ma’am, to cull a figure of speech from the vocabulary of our coarser national sports — floors me.

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  • A slight figure of speech
    I cut my chest wide open
    They come and watch us bleed
    Is it art like I was hoping now?
    —THE AVETT BROTHERS, "SLIGHT FIGURE OF SPEECH"
    WHEN WE ENTER THE BUILDING, I IMMEDIATELY SEARCH for Will.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • Figure of speech.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall

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