Similes, Metaphors,Idioms,Proverbs Practice

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The warehouse was a dusty, silent tomb.

Metaphor

A rolling stone carries no moss.

Proverb

The teacher asked a hard question, however I was saved by the bell.

Idiom

The pen is mightier than the sword.

Proverb

My speech was up next. I had butterflies in my stomach.

Idiom

My heart beat like a bass drum when the door burst open.

Simile

Clothes do not make the man.

Proverb

The mosquitoes were little dive bombers attacking our skin.

metaphor

ten birds lined up like bowling pins on the telephone wires.

Simile

People who live in a glass house shouldn't throw stones.

Proverb

All that glitters is not gold.

Proverb

Your mom said you need to face the music when you get home.

Idiom

Uf ge oyts gus fiit ub gus mouth one more time when talking I'll scream.

Idiom

when I had the flu, my voice rasped like a creaky door.

Simile

Butting each other's heads, the football players looked like goats.

Simile

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

Proverb

You hit the nail on the head when you said he was lazy.

Idiom

The floating log was a sunbathing platform for turtles.

Metaphor

Beauty is only skin deep.

Proverb

My kitten becomes a dancer when she thinks no one is looking.

Metaphor

Her courage was a granite hill.

Metaphor

Their lost freedom was water through their fingers.

Metaphor or Idiom

Let's pain the town red tonight.

Idiom

He was a monster at breakfast.

Metaphor

I burned the midnight oil studying last night for Spanish.

Idiom

Maggie told me the story straight from the horse's mouth.

Idiom

A large river moved like a snake across the prairie.

Simile

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Proverb

He growled like a bear.

Simile

One man's trash is another man's treasure.

Proverb

Hold on to your hat it's going to be an amazing ride.

Idiom

Don't change horses in the middle of the stream.

Proverb

The gas prices are ridiculous; I'm going to be paying through the nose.

Idiom

A barking dog never bites.

Proverb

A fool and his money are soon parted.

Proverb

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