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figurative

Meaning: tr
mecazi, sembolik
I like Lojban because I think in a figuratively Lojbanic manner.
That story was so funny I literally died from laughter." "Then how come you're talking to me now?" "Of course, I didn't actually die, it was just a figure of speech." "So you're saying you used 'literally' in a figurative way." "Apparently. Got a problem with that?" "No, just finding it amusing that language can twist to the point that a word comes to mean its own opposite."
This is a figurative expression.
The figurative meaning is no longer in current use.
This is literally and figuratively out of this world.
What do you prefer, abstract or figurative painting?
After the botched gallbladder surgery, the patient was filled with bile, both figuratively and literally.
If you try to speak figuratively to the J-14 robots, they will sting you with a small barbed projectile, but the newer J-37 will randomly kill uncooperative humans.
Added on 2015-02-14 | by m1gin | View: 345

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