Oxymoron Phrases?

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There are hundreds of examples of oxymoron phrases in the English language. People use them everyday without even realizing that they have said something that contradicts itself. Football players play on artificial grass and military are taught to anticipate the unanticipated. People say they are left all alone at home, while others feel alone in a crowd. These are all examples of oxymoron phrases. Another example that people are hearing more and more in the news is the research regarding artificial intelligence.
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Lighten up is not an oxymoron. It is a figure of speech. An example of an
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your life is a failure.
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. An oxymoron is a compound word with opposites in it, like living dead or hot ice.
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anxious patient. Of course we get anxious when we're a patient awaiting medical treatment. But when anxious and patient are side by side, you get a funny oxymoron that just doesn't
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The phrase, 'lighten up,' is not an oxymoron. It is a figure of speech. An example of an oxymoron would be, 'living dead.' ...
We have such fun coming up with oxymoron's at my house. An oxymoron is a phrase that totally contradicts itself. Some of our favorites are "seriously funny& ...
We have such fun coming up with oxymoron's at my house. An oxymoron is a phrase that totally contradicts itself. Some of our favorites are "seriously funny& ...
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