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Authors and speakers use litotes for many reasons one of which is display restraint modesty describing something amazing rather than boasting how incredible . Report abuseTranscript of LitotesRhetoric Device figure speech that has understatement which uses double negatives. Mid This article has been rated Midimportance on the project scale

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As in Strange that my mother law talks about paunch when she not exactly skinny herself. It s a very simple construction most languages in the world probably use some form another. if you said No would still be agreeing. d

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Iph talk March UTC Major revision edit have taken the liberty of doing this article. False Answer to Question Show B is correct. N. Same about malmalajzia unMalaysian . Ruakh February UTC I didn word my objection very well. However citation needed

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Word have import. He is no oil painting. In this case the two cancel each other out so writer still saying that person attractive to look

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Most of the examples are just phrases using not some cases this used for deemphasis. By using this site you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. e

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Start This article has been rated StartClass on the project quality scale. My own OR suggests that leaving some things unstated often occurs without intent should provide emphasis litotes not be inferred clear agreement on what obvious fuller statement was foregone. By using this site you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. So ce n est pas terrible is just straightforward example of litotes not the odd French usage author seemed think. So does a dictionary

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