Have you ever been chided for using literally incorrectly? Confused about the meaning of figuratively and figurative language? You can easily tell the difference if you remember these simple definitions.

Literally means understanding words in their most basic or obvious sense. Figurative understanding means taking words in a metaphorical, or non-literal, way.

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Literally vs. Figuratively