the other way round
see other way round.
The Other Kind of ApostropheWhen you hear apostrophe, you probably think of this ’, right? Today, we’re talking about the literary device, which is completely different. A literary apostrophe is when a speaker addresses an absent party as if they were present. Literary apostrophes are great for conveying emotion. They allow the speaker more expression and offer a better view of the their inner thoughts and feelings. In Greek, …
Exotic Goodbyes Heard ‘Round the WorldRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- the one who pays the piper calls the tune,
- the only thing we have to fear is fear itself,
- the orient,
- the origin of species,
- the other day,
- the pen is mightier than the sword,
- the picture,
- the pilgrim's progress,
- the pill,
- the pits
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