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30 Hyperboles

Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-04-13 23:14:02
Hyperbole is a figure of speech which is an exaggeration. Persons often use expressions such as "I nearly died laughing," "I was hopping mad," and "I tried a thousand times." Such statements are not literally true, but people make them to sound impressive or to emphasize something, such as a feeling, effort, or reaction.

More examples of hyperboles:

* It is going to take a bazillion years to get through Medical School.
* I ate the whole cow.
* He"s 900 years old.
* I am so hungry I could eat a horse.
* There are millions of other things to do.
* Running faster than the speed of light.
* You could be Miss Universe.
* It took light years for this to work.
* I waited in line for centuries.
* I"ve told you a million times don"t exaggerate.
* I had to walk fifteen miles uphill both ways, in snow five feet deep.
* I had worse than that in my eye.
* If I don"t get these jeans, I will DIE!
* I have a million things to do today.
* I could eat a horse.
* She cried for days.
* The whole world was staring at me.
* The package took forever to arrive in the mail.
* I had a ton of homework.
* it took him two seconds to drive here.
* Her smile was a mile wide.
* His teeth were blinding white.
* My car is a million years old.
* I don"t have two cents to rub together.
* I told you a thousand times!
* Maybe I"ll do it in a million years.
* I was so embarrassed, I thought I might die.
* I am so tired I could sleep for a year.

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