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Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole with Examples

4th grade grammar
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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.