IronyA pilot has a fear of heights. A fire station burns down. A marriage counselor files for divorce.
LitotesHer cooking isn't terrible, exactly. Geoffrey, this isn't rocket science. All in all, she wasn't a bad dancer.
ParadoxIf I know one thing, it's that I know nothing. This is the beginning of the end. I'm a compulsive liar
IronyA pilot has a fear of heights.
This situation is ironic because airplane pilots spend most of their time at work high in the air.A fire station burns down.
This is unexpected because one would assume the fire chief would keep his own building safe.A marriage counselor files for divorce.
This is ironic because the expectation is that a professional who coaches couples through rough patches would herself have a strong marriage.
LitotesHer cooking isn't terrible, exactly.
(i.e., It's actually great.)Geoffrey, this isn't rocket science.
(i.e., It's easy.)All in all, she wasn't a bad dancer.
(i.e., She was a good dancer.)