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Simile, Metaphor, or Idiom???

This will help you prepare for the quiz on Tuesday!
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A _______is a comparison of two unlike
things using the words like or as.
simile
A ____________ is a comparison of two
unlike things without the use of signal
words such as like or as.
metaphor
An _________ is a phrase that has a special
meaning different from the actual
meaning of the words.
idiom
It is raining cats and dogs outside.
idiom
He hates to play second fiddle to anyone.
idiom
He sings like a blue bird.
simile
The paintbrush was a magic wand in his hand.
metaphor
Stars are flowers in the meadow of the
sky.
metaphor
The dessert tastes like foam rubber.
simile
You sound like a fog horn.
simile
Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at the beach.
metaphor
Does he really need another feather
in his cap?
idiom
Shana is like a bird on the dance
floor.
simile
My hair feels as dry as straw.
simile
Are we going to split hairs over this?
idiom