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Metaphors for kids

Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-01-14 13:57:29
A metaphor is a figure of speech that constructs an analogy between two things or ideas; the analogy is conveyed by the use of a metaphorical word in place of some other word.


Common Metaphor Examples for Kids

* He has a heart of stone.
* She has a heart of a lion.
* For me time is money.
* A blanket of snow covered the streets.
* Her soft voice was music to Andy’s ears.
* His silken lies went unheard in the court of law.
* Things are going smoothly between the both of them.
* Her bubbly personality cheered him up.
* He had a coarse manner of speech, due to which he was liked among his colleagues.
* When she saw him in front of her, she froze with fear.
* The news inflamed her temper and she decided to resign.
* They were kindling a new romance, when he had to shift to a new town for work.
* After the experience, he learnt a painful lesson in life.
* He was being pressured to decide about quitting the job.
* When you"re feelin" blue call out to me.
* You light up my life with your presence.
* Only shades of gray make up life according to her.
* A colorful remark was not half bad either.
* Her deep dark secret was revealed to everyone.
* An infinite spectrum of possibilities, do exist, but you should explore all of them.
* To give her a surprise visit is a brilliant idea!
* He faded off to sleep, while I was still talking to him.
* I fail to see your logic about these things.
* My memory is a little cloudy about that incident.
* Plans are still a little hazy about the new business plan.
* United States of America is a shining example of democracy.
* She got a glowing review this year.
* I do not like him because he is a shady character.
* I have been waiting for the sweet smell of success which has now finally reached me.
* The stench of failure should not depress you.
* I do not understand how can she tolerate him, that man reeks of infidelity!
* Her home was a prison, I wonder, how does she live there.
* America is a melting pot for people from all parts of the world.
* Crocodiles" teeth are white daggers, so be careful.
* She could not digest the news when she heard it.
* Life is a rollercoaster which every one has to go through.


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