Sometimes entire poems can be written in the form of a metaphor. This habit of hers may have to do with her upbringing: she's from a planet Gatalenta known for its deeply spiritual culture reminiscent of Eastern religions; its inhabitants are very much into astrology, meditation, etc. Certain metaphors have simply been done to death and, as a result, have lost their power completely. · The airplane soared like an eagle. The Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms 2nd ed. To download this worksheet, click the button below to signup for free it only takes a minute and you'll be brought right back to this page to start the download! Last March, I was in the process of buying a home. .
We have fundamentally different ways of looking at money. · It leaked like a sieve. It's with that in mind that I've started squirreling away a bit of money. Are you content with your life being an endless struggle to survive a future drought that may never come? Nature is like a wild animal that you have trained to work for you. I think of money as time, literally. · She slept like a log.
· The car is as clean as a whistle. Thank you for this great list of funny metaphors and similes below in the comments section! In reference to the veteran who had been one of the soldiers testing the nuclear bombs His left hand was as swollen as his nonexistant legs were before the one burst open and before they cut the other one off. I don't have a lot of money in savings, even though I know I should. That late fee may cost me two hours of my time. Examples of Similes in Pop Songs Because similes are so useful for making text more descriptive, exciting and emphatic, many popular songs use them in abundance. So when you spend money, that's part of your life that you're spending.
Intention is an amazingly powerful force on the energetic plane. Get Creative with Similes Similes are a great tool to use in creative language and are fun to come up with. For example, someone might compare life to the waves of the sea, which rise and fall. · He eats like a pig. I look over all of my receipts I make sure they are charging me the right amount. In fact, this is an attitude that gets me nowhere.
Download This Sample This sample is exclusively for KidsKonnect members! The sitcom featured the use of extended similes, normally said by the title character. You can use these simile worksheets in the classroom with students, or with home schooled children as well. Saving accounts have a limit on how many transfers you can make by either online withdraws, phone, or web. I enjoy my time not working, so do I want to work more or less? Does this story ring true? In a lot of these cases, , but still the offender will churn them out as they talk, either in casual conversation or in the narration, as though coming up with them as they go along was as natural an act to them as picking on. But I never appreciated with this meant until I saw the results. There are ups, downs, and sometimes it just makes you sick! · It moves like a snail.
I can direct the flow of money to make things happen. We also have great examples of. She looked like a budding rose. This is Stever Robbins, host of. John Ray Handbook of Proverbs, 1670 A man without money is like a bird without wings; if he soars he falls to the ground and dies. It's like walking a tightrope--I want to be able to spend money on things I want without feeling guilty or wondering if it would just be better for me to save it, while still making informed, researched decisions and not spending to make myself feel better. The eighth Harry Potter movie was like the seventh Harry Potter movie, but progressed a bit, and for once in movie history requiring undeniably that you watch the previous movie first, rather than explaining everything again in the fashion of series-type movies.
The fire moved like a dancer. Through my power of intention, I effortlessly attract all the money I desire and need. The police officer is as tough as nails. They both turned to glare at me as I walked in. He was a big man but not more than six feet five inches tall and not wider than a beer truck.
The fire flickered like hot scarves. And speaking in and metaphors is very common for Eastern religions as well. But I have to say that I have never thought about comparing my wasteful spending habits to punching a kitten. Find the lyrics to one of your favorite pop songs and see how many similes you can identify! One respectful suggestion - have someone proof your writing. Others are taught that the poor are only poor because they are lazy and stupid. Jones' novel The Cooter Farm includes at least one simile in almost every paragraph. I don't look at my receipts after buying groceries.
As cool as a cucumber. Share it in the Comments. · He slept like a baby. You voice is like an airhorn. The fire was as bright as glinting eyes. Then when I make some large purchases or when I know need to make those purchases, I'll transfer the money over to my checking account.
So this limits the amount I can transfer and makes me be more aware of when I'm spending my money. · The shark had teeth like razors. · His hair is as black as night. I'm just saying that you could take a broom, dip it into brake fluid, put the other end up my arse and stick me on a trampoline in a moving lift and I would write a better song on the wall. And it was a bright light indeed. And I was hit with a late fee. Grammar Girl is working on this week, and since I do a lot of public speaking, she asked me to talk about how to use similes and metaphors to spice up your speaking and writing.