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    By using some English phrases are we giving hype to our thoughts?

    In the course of our discussions and writing profess we do come across and mention some modern English phrases to which even others get attracted and they would follow our details with more keen intentions. Some of the common phrases what we use are pumped up, flying high and fools paradise. Though in actual we do not mean that, we randomly use such phrases to give much more hype to our thoughts. And the intelligent persons who follow us does not mind our ever exaggerated phrases and do take it granted and converse.
  • #709809
    That depends on the language proficiency of the individual I think. The language we use should be able to convey what we want to convey in such a way that the other person will understand it correctly. If I don't understand what you are telling, what is the use of telling. So we should mind our language always keeping the person who is receiving that in mind.
    I am an expert in Sanskrit but the other person won't understand that language what is the use of speaking to him in Sanskrit and how he will understand your thoughts. But the words we use may tell about our level of knowledge in the subject to the other person. That will be more appropriate.

    always confident

  • #709818
    Every language has some phrases and idioms like thing in it and the proficient people use them and naturally the audience gets impressed. Good orators know this and good speeches generally contain so many of these entities in it.
    Thoughts exchanged is knowledge gained.

  • #709823
    There is no harm of using the phrases if the the situation demands but the phrases are to be used just like the common salt while preparing a food and both excess of it or otherwise may not be a palatable in taste. The language should be such that our feelings are understandable to the listeners/ readers. If this purpose is not served because of excess usage of phrases with which the readers are not aware of the their true meaning, it will not create any favourable impact. Hence the writer or the orator should be proficient in human psychology as well so that the words chosen in the texts are within the comprehension of the readers. Sometimes the contents are of high order but it may reflect a bad taste to the readers.

  • #709831
    Language is a means of expression and we normally speak the language which other understands. But in situations where we are writing in general and not speaking to someone in particular, there we take the liberty of communicating or writing our own mind and that can include idioms or phrases or some extempore words which some but not all will understand.
    That does not mean that we are exaggerating ourselves or showing off or hyping our thoughts.

    Shakespeare wrote almost all of his novels which were mostly English but seemed like riddles, that's how his mind worked and his way of communicating. Likewise a poem is an expression of emotions, meaning, thoughts that are hidden in words and we cannot call a poem hype of mind. Same poem is interpreted in different ways by different persons and that is because of their frame of mind and not the mind of poet.

    So express yourself freely let the World interpret it the way they want.

    Live before you leave.

  • #709842
    Usage of such special words, idioms and phrases are like ornaments worn by a language, like we decorate our body with dress and jewels to look good. In their absence, any writing or speaking won't be pleasant to the readers and listeners. It is a must for languages.
    No life without Sun

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