Metallage (me-tal’-la-gee): When a word or phrase is treated as an object within another expression.
If you’ve been watching the news you’re probably puzzled by what “negotiation” means in Ukraine.
Here are some possibilities:
Rubber Bumpy Borders
Drivin’ that train over Ukraine
Don’t Cry for Me Crimea
Your dodomu my dodomu. Get out.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).