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All-in-one Class 24: Euphemism

Euphemism

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  • Key Words: euphemism, less offensive synonym, use of inoffensive words, etc.
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Sara
3 days 19 hours ago

1. What is the main reason that some people prefer to use euphemisms?

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3. What is your feeling when you utilise language inappropriately?

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sasan
19 hours 21 minutes ago

4. Why are some people ashamed of euphemistic speaking?

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This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Sasan 5 hours, 26 minutes ago.

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  • #40593

    Dr. Hariri
    Keymaster

    Would you rather be happy yet slow-witted and unimaginative, or unhappy yet bright and creative? For instance, would you rather live the life of a brilliant yet tortured artist, such as Vincent van Gogh, or that of a happy but carefree soul who is a bit simple-minded?

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    Sasan
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    I prefer to challenge this question at first and bring up my viewpoint next.
    There are different successful people in the world who reached the apex through different procedures. Although some have faced torture to reach their goals, it does not mean we have to necessarily lose something in our life to climb the ladder of success. Anyway, I suppose the most enjoyable part of life is making progress and relying on your abilities to flourish and thrive. So, I personally go for intelligence and innovation rather than happiness along with naivety. Many people have lived an ordinary life so far and repeating this story can never excite me at all. We need to gain new adventurous experiences and foster our abilities so as to break out of comfort zone.

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