Compares two or more unlike things using "like" or "as"
Compares two or more unlike things using "is" or "was"
a phrase that has two meanings
an extreme exaggeration
Giving inanimate objects human characteristics
a comparison between two or more like things
He is as fast as a cheetah
That teacher was a real ringmaster
You're in hot water
These books weigh a ton
The bells screamed that it was time for lunch
Bang! The plate crashed to the floor
Lisa tended to the mold the way the mother bird took care of her nest