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Transcript of Similes

and Euphemism
By: Skylar, Audrey, Lyle,
Sydney,Olivia, and Marley
Here are some examples:
A simile is a figure of speech involving the comparison of two things using like or as.
As brave as a lion.
As strong as an ox.
The noise is like music to my ears.
Her heart is like gold.

Metaphors compare two things
without using like or as.
Songs with metaphors

Life is a highway
She's Everything
Bulletproof "You're Bulletproof"
Good Girl "His lips are dripping honey"
sea of grief
broken heart
the light of my life
time is a thief
he is the apple of my eye
bubbly personality
feel blue
fade off to sleep
inflamed your temper
roller coaster of emotions
Lets watch a video!
Thanks for watching!
Hope you learned something new!
A euphemism is an inoffensive word or
phrase substituted for one considered
offensive or hurtful
Example 1
Not the sharpest tack in the box .
Instead of:
You're stupid.
Example 2
You're vertically challenged.
Instead of:
You're short
Example 3

Game over.
Instead of:
You lost.
Example 4
Large or big.
Instead of: Fat.
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