Never say never . Press enter to exit. Do these sayings not contradict themselves? They are oxymorons , expressions that combine contradictory or incongruous ideas.
Nothing is impossible, anything can happen, as in Mary said Tom would never call her again, but I told her, “ Never say never .” This expression was first recorded in Charles Dickens’s Pickwick Papers (1837).
Dickens used it in Pickwick Papers (1837), “ Never say die —down upon your luck,” and numerous writers did after him.
“ Original copy ” *is* an oxymoron . You can take *any* oxymoron and tease at it to show that there is some sense of one term or the other that aren’t contradictory. But with “ original copy ”, think of the classic example of a painting.
One oxymoron example is “deafening silence,” which describes a silence that is so overpowering it almost feels deafening, or extremely loud—just as an actual sound would. Oxymorons are often used in everyday conversation and in a breadth of writing, such as literature, poetry, and songwriting.
Sadly, that was always the fate of Never Say Never Again . The film is actually an anomaly, made outside the official 007 franchise because of a loophole in a contract. McClory was one of the original Thunderball co-writers, and retained the rights to the novel after a lengthy legal battle with Bond creator Ian Fleming.
Sean Connery was paid $3 million for the film plus 15% of the gross. Executive producer Kevin McClory originally planned for this movie to open with some version of the famous “gun barrel” opening as seen in the EON Productions films, but ultimately, this movie opens with a screen full of “007” symbols instead.
If you have a never – say – die attitude , you don’t give up or get discouraged, no matter what. People love a never – say – die spirit because it describes people or teams that just don’t quit. Someone with a never – say – die attitude about winning a game will keep on playing hard even when they’re losing by a lot.
—used to encourage someone to continue something or to remain hopefulIt doesn’t look good for the team, but never say die .
Goonies never say Die . Goonies never say Die , meaning they just don’t say it because Death is not an option… meaning they’re alive and well and among us today.
Following the events of Scorpia Rising, Alex relocates to San Francisco as he slowly recovers from the tragic death of his best friend and caregiver, Jack Starbright, at the hands of terrorists working for Scorpia. Yet Scorpia knows Alex’s weakness.
Anaphora is the repetition of a word or sequence of words at the beginning of successive clauses, phrases, or sentences.
Suddenly the room filled with a deafening silence. The comedian was seriously funny. You are clearly confused by the situation you have found yourself in. Her singing was enough to raise the living dead.
is “ bad luck ” an oxymoron ? it’s not an oxymoron it’s just the only kind i ever have. Luck in no way means that it is specifically good. Even when something bad happens, people will say, “Just my luck .”