what type of rhetorical term is a "sticky situation"?
- RPLv 75 months ago
It is a metaphor based on the idea of getting or being "stuck."
- HackenbackerLv 75 months ago
It's a conventionalized metaphorical understatement.
- Anonymous5 months ago
A metaphor. It is as it were sticky. I t is not sticky.
- Gretchen SLv 75 months ago
That would be an idiom, a phrase that has a different meaning than its parts/individual words do.