GATE | GATE-CS-2016 (Set 1) | Question 3

Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I will move the world.” The sentence above is an example of a ___________ statement.
(A) figurative
(B) collateral
(C) literal
(D) figurine


Answer: (A)

Explanation: Here, we are talking about figure of speech So, figurative is figure of speech meaning: Use of metamorphic meaning of words to explain your thoughts instead of literal use of them.

This solution is contributed by Mohit Gupta.

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