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Figure

Refers to details about price including the bid and offer. See: Handle
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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.
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Ramsden, who admitted he came from a family of "troublemakers", said: "It was just a figure of speech, I didn't literally mean going out and doing something like that.
Mr Brisco says that was just a figure of speech and that he didn't give Sharma's firm, TVRC, permission to keep it.
Having a "healthy glow" isn't just a figure of speech.
In business when you say you have signed a contract it's as much a figure of speech as anything else.
An idiom is a figure of speech that means something different from what it says literally.
He lets us know that he is using a figure of speech (one of the only times Jesus ever tips his hand about his teaching methods).