Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole with Examples

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Simile

a comparison using "like" or "as"

Personification

giving human qualities to animals or objects

Metaphor

Time is money.

Hyperbole

extreme exaggeration

Metaphor

comparison not using the word "like" or "as"

Personification

The sun played hide and seek with the clouds.

Simile

She is as sweet as pie.

Personification

The stars in the sky blinked and winked.

Metaphor

She froze with fear.

Hyperbole

I'm starving.

Metaphor

She has a bubbly personality.

Hyperbole

He's driving me crazy.

Simile

The street felt as hot as the surface of the sun.

Simile

This pudding is as smooth as silk.

Personification

The leaves on the ground danced in the wind.

Hyperbole

I'll just die if I don't go to the party.

Simile

It flew as high as a kite.

Metaphor

The internet is the information super highway.

Personification

The teapot sang as the water boiled.

Hyperbole

You snore louder than a freight train.

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