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What is a dead metaphor?
A dead metaphor is a metaphor which has lost the original imagery of its meaning due to extensive, repetitive popular usage.
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The apostrophe is a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritical mark, in languages that use the Latin alphabet or certain other alphabets.

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