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as cool as a cucumber
to be calm and relaxed, especially in a difficult situation
(During the awful, horrifying accident, he remained as cool as a cucumber
as bold as brass
very brave and confident; not afraid to say what you feel or take risks
(That devilish monkey which stole my banana was as bold as brass!)
as thorny as a rose bush
(The old man's beard is as thorny as a rose bush; I won't touch it!)
as bright as the moon
(After finding a bag full of jewels, the young man's eyes looked as bright as the moon)
gleamed like pearls
shining very brightly
(Amazed by the sight of the famous singer, the little children's eyes gleamed like pearls)
as gentle as a lamb
very calm and kind
(If you are going to look after my cat Ichigo, you'll have to be as gentle as a lamb)
as fiery as a volcano
quickly or easily becoming angry
(The giraffe living next door has a fiery temper)
as clear as crystal
very easy to understand/ easy to see
(The water in the Mediterranean sea is as clear as crystal)
as easy as taking candy from a baby
very easy or simple
(Beating my little sister at chess is like taking candy from a baby)
as warm as toast
very warm in a pleasant, comfortable way
(This chair feels as warm as toast; has anybody been sitting on it?)
as big as a building
(I didn't want to play basketball against him as he was as big as a building)
as clean as a whistle
By the time we had finished mopping the floor it was as clean as a whistle; you could have eaten your dinner on it)
as soft as a daffodil's petals
(The falling cherry blossom felt as soft as daffodil petals)
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