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by Qois Findo Adesty
Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Diskusi Metafora
Topic: Metafora positif dan negatif
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Re: Metafora positif dan negatif

"Kupu-kupu" or so-called "Butterfly" in English includes in the kind of insect. It has a slender body with knobbed antennae. It also has a pair of wings to fly itself. When flying, the wings portrayed as the most salient part, since the wings are colorful well as reflecting its b...
by Qois Findo Adesty
Thu Jun 25, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Diskusi Metafora
Topic: An Arm and A Leg
Replies: 0
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An Arm and A Leg

The metaphor "An Arm and A Leg" refers to something that costs very expensive. It is derived from a grim reality that, around world war era, there were many US newspaper reports of servicemen who had lost an arm and a leg in the recent war. It is possible that the phrase originated in refe...

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