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What are the exampls of metonymy?

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One of the most famous examples is Marc Antony's speech in the Shakespeare play Julius Ceasar: "Friends, Romans, countrymen - lend me your ears"; he is not literally asking for the loan of people's ears, but rather that they give him their attention
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