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But by statement, we will send them back to your shores if you don't get that,' Panelo said, adding that even the President's threat to dump the garbage to Canada's beach himself was also a figure of speech.
"Eh ano lang iyon, figure of speech [That's just figure of speech]...
RK 16.26 is a good example of this tendency, for it not only makes creative use of a 'figure of sound' based on doubling of phonic sequences (yamaka), but also has been composed as an apahnuti, a figure of speech based on the denial of one thing and its replacement with another.
Figure Of Speech 4.30 Salisbury SP forecast 13-8 Raced exclusively in Group class since landing a 6f maiden at Newmarket in June and his best effort came in a Group 3 at Kempton two starts ago when beaten a short head by smart type Brown Sugar.
Was that a figure of speech or did he actually mean he would do either thing?
Meanwhile, in Twitter, people continued to use the enjoy the new figure of speech amid debates on what Janine did was right or wrong.
Using a figure of speech that seems fashionable lately, Tyler warned that "no one wants a trade war".
"It was an allegory I used as a figure of speech," he said.
Perhaps rather than saying she "used a figure of speech" she could have informed us that she "exaggerated".
'Two tired toads trotting to Tewkesbury' is an example of what figure of speech?
Louis, the effects of World War I on ethnic Germans, activist Russians of German descent in inter-war Germany, culture and gender in the arts scene of Chicago, developing a research agenda for expatriate and heritage German literary studies, German-speaking exiles in Ireland from 1933 to 1945, the diaspora in Turkey, the German immigrant as a figure of speech and fictional character, radical ideas and colonial spaces in the case of Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche, Pennsylvania Germans in Kansas, German migrant encounters with the nazi past, veiling the history of von Braun and Rudolph before their involvement in the US space program, language proficiency among German speakers, and the identity of German Mennonites in Canada.