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Which of the following quotations from “The Talk” illustrates hyperbole, or intentional overstatement? I. “My best friend and I knew that we were going to grow up to be ugly.”
II.“First, our heads got large, but our necks wavered, frail as crisp tulips.
III.“I could hammer, saw, lift beams into place, and see the work I got done at the end of the day.”
IV.“My gangly arms nearly touched my kneecaps.”

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Answer 1
Answer: I think it would be Num.2 AKA, The II. .“First, our heads got large, but our necks wavered, frail as crisp tulips.
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