Curious Linguistics

A list of English phrases which have a literal opposite that means the same thing in common usage:

I’m down for some ice cream.
I’m up for some ice cream.
I could care less.
I couldn’t care less.
I filled in the form.
I filled out the form.
  1. Elizabeth says:

    how about:
    “that pile of wood is flammable”
    “that pile of wood is inflammable”

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