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Examples of Analogy


Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-01-11 10:32:42
An Analogy is a likeness or similarity between things that are otherwise unlike.
Analogy is the comparison of two pairs which have the same relationship but different meaning. Analogies provide insights.

Some examples of analogy are:

* Hunting is to a tiger as working is for people.
* What key is to a lock, password is to a mobile phone.
* What ground is to a penguin, sky is to an eagle.
* What time is to a watch, light is to the sun.
* What moon is to the night, the sun is to the day.
* Lyrics is to a lyricist as music is to a composer.
* What anti-virus software is to a computer, vaccines are to a newborn.
* What angels are to heaven, devils are to hell.
* What pen is to paper, keyboard is to the computer monitor.
* Polar bears are to Arctic areas of the earth, camels are to the deserts of the world.

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