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A simile is a comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as. A metaphor is a comparison of two unlike things without the use of signal.

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3 A simile is a comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as. A metaphor is a comparison of two unlike things without the use of signal words such as like or as. An idiom is a phrase that has a special meaning different from the actual meaning of the words.

4 *Read each sentence. Decide if the sentence contains a simile, metaphor, or idiom. Click the correct answer.

5 It is raining cats and dogs outside. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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8 He hates to play second fiddle to anyone. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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11 He sings like a blue bird. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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14 The paintbrush was a magic wand in his hand. A.Simile.Simile B.MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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17 Stars are flowers in the meadow of the sky. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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20 The dessert tastes like foam rubber. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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23 You sound like a fog horn. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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26 Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at the beach. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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29 Does he really need another feather in his cap? A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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32 Shana is like a bird on the dance floor. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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35 The waves were lions roaring at the beach. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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38 My hair feels as dry as straw. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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41 Soon the pot became an iron weight in his arms. A. SimileSimile. B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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44 Are we going to split hairs over this? A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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47 You cant pull the wool over my eyes. A. SimileSimile B. MetaphorMetaphor C. IdiomIdiom

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