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  • The meaning of "Sarcasm" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. saying something but meaning the opposite. for example, you ask a friend if they know where the toilet is and they say "i don't know" - you could reply with "you're really helpful" and that would be a sarcastic answer because they were not helpful at all or, imagine you're in a classroom and your friend says 1+1=3, you could respond sarcastically by saying "you're a genius"

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    2. Sarcasm is saying something you don't mean, when your meaning is actually the opposite, or is stated for humorous effect. Such as when something good happens, but you remark at how terrible it is. "I won a million dollars, darn. I so hate money."

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    2. the use of irony to mock or convey contempt

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    2. irony that is usually used to make fun of others

  • Example sentences using "Sarcasm"

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    2. *Note- be careful when using sarcasm, because you can alienate people easily.* "I'd love to take the trash to the dumpster," she said with sarcasm. Someone said something obvious so my brother called him a genius sarcastically.

  • Synonyms of "Sarcasm" and their differences

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    2. Sarcasm: using irony to mock or show contempt/annoyance Ex.) "I love school," she said sarcastically. Irony: using language that means the opposite of what it expresses Ex.) The bus driver ironically got hit by a bus. Satire: the use of irony, humor, and exaggeration to show the stupidity or someone, something, or a situation Ex.) The play was a satirical comedy about the idiots in politics.

  • Translations of "Sarcasm"

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    2. Sarcasm is somewhat of a taunt/mockery which can include irony. Usually when somebody responds with sarcasm, their reply is the clear opposite of the obvious answer. That may sound confusing, but here’s an example: Let’s say someone is clearly in need of help, but you still ask them if they would like you to help them. That person may reply with something like “no thanks” in a sarcastic (almost condescending) tone to make you feel bad/foolish.

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    2. You're trying to be sarcastic?

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    2. The second “a” in sarcasm sounds like the “a” in “apple”

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