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Offline Badgerwatch

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Linguistic term
« on: December 05, 2017, 11:32:31 AM »
Hi all, I wonder if anybody could help. I cannot remember the linguistic term for the technique of reversing the phrase.
Example: one for all and all for one.

Does anyone know what it is called?
Thanks.

Offline panini

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Re: Linguistic term
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2017, 07:56:32 PM »
You might be talking of chiasmus, though that's not really a linguistic term.