- "1 in 20 Americans suffer from..." and "1 out of 20 Americans suffer from..."
- "it is down to you" and "it is up to you"
They seem like great ways to add to creative writing. Are there any other examples of such phrases?
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Slow up and slow down. I prefer slow down as an opposite to speed up. After all, speed down would be nonsensical!
There are a few single words with contradictory meanings e.g. He cleaved each block of wood in two with a mighty blow and The student should cleave to the master.