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ISHAMPOO- Figurative Language

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Ashlyn Cramer

on 25 March 2014

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Transcript of ISHAMPOO- Figurative Language

Don't let the cat out of the bag!

Does this literally mean to keep our kitties in bags?
A phrase that should not be taken literally, but its meaning is understood.

It's a piece of cake!
Time to hit the books.
Don't bite off more than you can chew.
When pigs fly.
Two peas in a pod.
An exaggeration that is so dramatic no one would believe it.

I have told you a million times!
I am so hungry, I could eat a horse.
If I don't get the new XBox, I will die!
Your dad is older than the hills.
What Does the Fox Say?
What example of figurative language is this?
When you compare two things using the words "like" or "as"

Grandma is as blind as a bat.
You are as cool as a cucumber.
He eats like a pig.
I have been working like a dog.
Spring 2014
ISHAMPOO- Figurative Language
Simile Video
The repeating of the same letter or sounds- includes tongue twisters!

She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
Mike's microphone made much music.
Alice’s aunt ate apples and acorns around August.
When you compare two things without using the words "like" or "as"

I have a broken heart.
Time is a thief!
I feel blue today.
Giving human characteristics to things that are not human.

The stars danced across the sky.
Opportunity is knocking at your door!
Life is passing you by.
The fire ran wild.
Words or phrases that are opposite in meaning.

You're a big baby!
Jumbo Shrimp
Your sister is awfully pretty.
Great Depression
We will be alone together.
The use of a word in imitate a sound.

What does ISHAMPOO stand for?

Give an example of each!
Hyperboles in Movies
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