otherwise known commonly as a figure of speech where a phrase or word is adapted to an object, person or action that it does not actually directly denote, such as- journey of life.
What is METAPHOR?
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METAPHOR: "A metaphor is a linguistic device which transforms an object into an adapted phrase which connotes the original object."
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