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Daemon
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Said ironically to emphasize that what is being discussed carries a large amount of importance or makes one feel that one must try very hard to succeed. More...

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no pressure — Said ironically to emphasize that what is being discussed carries a large amount of importance or makes one feel that one must try very hard to succeed.
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no pressure
- Normally used in a context where some statement is being done in a way carries a great deal of real pressure while the speaker tries to soften it by using cheap phrases.
- It can be seen in some informal conversations where the interlocutors are ironically dealing with matters that are tough in reality but it is presented by others as such ease thing.
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