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Figurative Language -5th Grade (5 Blue-2017)
Terms in this set (31)
A comparison using like or as
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like or as.
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Repetition of sounds at the beginning of words
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
A common, often used expression that doesn't make sense if you take it literally.
You are the apple of my eye.
Shine bright like a diamond.
Keywords for similes:
Keywords for metaphors:
I told you a million times to clean your room!
It's raining cats and dogs outside!
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
The trees danced in the breeze.
Kill two birds with one stone
To multitask; complete more than one task at the same time
cool as a cucumber
to stay calm under pressure
speak of the devil
when the person who was being spoken about shows up
early bird gets the worm
the faster/earlier you complete a task, the more successful you will be
you are what you eat
if you eat healthy, you'll be healthy; if you don't, you won't
don't cry over spilled milk
don't worry about the little things
to go crazy
to cross someone over and make them fall
can of corn
an easy fly ball
spill the beans
to accidentally tell a secret
two sports games in a row
back to square one
to start over from the beginning
an arm and a leg
very expensive; costly
to be a bad person
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