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Transcript of Figurative Language
Giving human traits or a human form to anything that isn't human
A word or phrase denoting one kind of object
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or within words.
The use of words whose sounds imitate the sound of the thing being named.
A figure of speech in which two contradictory words of phrases are combined in a single expression.
a figure of speech that compares one thing with another thing of a different kind; unlike metaphors, they use like or as
Time never waits for anyone.
A common figure of speech hat explicitly compares two things usually considered different; most similes are introduced by like or as.
Obvious, extravagant exaggeration or overstatement.
A manner of speaking that is natural to the native speakers of the language.
Fly high like an eagle in the sky!
Life is a large roller coaster. There's the ups and downs and the loopy loops.
BANG! BOOM! SWISH!
They felt like they hadn't eaten in years.
always expect the unexpected
Go break a leg!
fish out of water
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