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  1. Equatives: as adjective as Write a VERY DESCRIPTIVE sentence using each of the adjective-noun pairs. Each one will create a well-known English idiom. Explain what each idiom means.

  2. EXAMPLE: a pretty picture • My niece is all dressed up for her quinceanera. She looks as pretty as a picture. (The idiom as pretty as a picture means very beautiful.)

  3. a gentle lamb

  4. a happy clam

  5. a wicked witch

  6. a fat pig

  7. a heavy horse

  8. a tall tree

  9. a white sheet

  10. a white ghost

  11. a happy lark

  12. a sharp tack

  13. a clean whistle

  14. *a shiny new penny

  15. *the deep sea

  16. a fast wind

  17. *good gold

  18. a straight arrow

  19. a dumb post

  20. a loose goose

  21. a crazy loon

  22. Use “the same” at the end of the sentence in the negative when comparing two nouns or noun phrases. Notice the second clause = plural verb form. • Example: A loon looks like a duck, but they are not the same.

  23. Use “the same as” in the negative when comparing two nouns or noun phrases in mid-sentence. • 5c 25c • Example: A quarter isnot the same asa nickel. (s) Quarters are not the same as nickels. (pl)

  24. Write two correct negative comparisons for each of the following.Write one comparison mid-sentence and one at the end. • Freud’s dream theory: Jung’s dream theory • REM sleep: non-REM sleep • A nightmare: a lucid dream • A fact: a theory • Impressionist art: Abstract Expressionist art • Diadems: torques • Greek sculpture: Roman sculpture • A handout from a social service agency: a do-it-yourself approach • A pure market economy: a mixed system • A blue-collar job: a white-collar job