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  1. mixed metaphor

    • IPA[ˈˌmiks(t) ˈmedəfər]

    美式

    • n.
      a combination of two or more incompatible metaphors, which produces a ridiculous effect (e.g., this tower of strength will forge ahead).
    • noun: mixed metaphor, plural noun: mixed metaphors

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    英式

    • n.
      a combination of two or more incompatible metaphors (e.g. this tower of strength will forge ahead).

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