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 word that makes its own sound
Expression with less strength than expected
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
This won't hurt a bit.
a play on words in which a double meaning is applied to the same word
a figurative saying in which a bit of wisdom is given
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid.
I'm reading book about anti-gravity. Its impossible to put it down.
When two words are put together that contradict each other. "Opposites"