Synecdoche

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57 comments posted
"Soul Meets Body"

Not exactly. A better example would be "That guy has nice wheels!" in reference to his car. The wheels are only a part of the whole car.

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 23:27
Pronunciation

Sin-ek-doh-key

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:36
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how do you pronounce that word

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 12/23/2012 - 23:27
Example

Would 'Diamond in the rough' be an example?

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:17
Response

No. It is a piece of the whole.
What is the whole in "diamond in the rough"?

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 23:12
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Across the bounding waves? waves for ocean?

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 21:02
To above..

Yes, this is definitely a part of the whole.
Waves (part) are part of the (whole) ocean.

Most often synecdoches are used when someone, for example, blames a whole beauty salon for the mess-up of one hairdresser. "That salon is awful! Look what they've done to my hair!". It is not the salon (whole), it is the individual hairdresser.

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 23:15

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