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When you write something — either for work or for fun — the purpose is to convey meaning and engage whoever reads it. Knowing how to use the correct figures of speech in your writing can take it to the next level, and this table can help show you how.
In Question Time at Parliament today, Government senate leader Senator Eric Abetz was asked if the government would apologise for imposing cuts on the ABC that will result in 400 people losing their jobs, thereby breaking an entirely unambiguous pre-election promise that no cuts will be made. His response? “Nobody has lost their job.” Huh?
I apologise: I know it was only a fortnight ago that I was complaining about how its and it’s are constantly being misused. But this example is particularly offensive.