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Metonymy

Metonymy¬†(me-ton’-y-my): Reference to something or someone by naming one of its attributes.

I’ll pay with plastic. How much is one round? Do you have balls? 40 more words

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Ominatio

Ominatio (o-mi-na’-ti-o): A prophecy of evil.

Lo, I say unto to you: putteth down thine milk that is chocolate and shaken!

Forsake thine onion-crowned patty of steer! 43 more words

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here nor there

Not much doubt. Here nor there when you’re pretty zoned out.

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tons of bunns

Tons of tiny bunnies are the bumper crop of wild-oat-sowing.

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downed chips

Barefoot in a cow pasture, you dodge around when the chips are down.

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new you

You knew you’d hear it coming out of your phone: “It’s a new you! Could you hold too?”

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tie in

They did what they thought tied in nicely with the company’s cash flow. Sold it down the river.

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