100 Great English Oxymorons - Free Infographic

100 Great English Oxymorons – Free Infographic

100 Great English Oxymorons – Free Infographic

An oxymoron is a phrase or expression that contradicts itself, for example, liquid gas and pretty ugly. It is literally a contradiction in terms. The word oxymoron is itself an oxymoron, meaning ‘sharp-dull’ or ‘keen-stupid’ from the Greek.

This free infographic features 100 common English oxymorons that we use in everyday written and spoken English. Why not learn them and try to use them in your daily life.

This infographic is free, so please feel free to share it widely! The information is taken from Big Grammar Book Intermediate Book 1, which you can download for free here. There is also a printable worksheet below (with answers) that practices using oxymorons.

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100 Great English Oxymorons - Free Infographic

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PDF version (for printing as a large poster):

Direct download: https://purlandtraining.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/oxymorons-infographic-1.pdf

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Activity:

Direct download: https://purlandtraining.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/match-english-oxymorons-exercise.pdf

100 Great English Oxymorons – Free Infographic (Activity)

Answers:

100 Great English Oxymorons - Free Infographic

100 Great English Oxymorons – Free Infographic (Answers)

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