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  1. Figurative Language Lynn Alexander Reading Teacher 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades

  2. Don’t bite the hand that feeds you!

  3. She’s following me. b. Life is difficult. c. She is tracking it. d. Don’t harm someone who is helping you.

  4. The answer is D. Why?

  5. Hold your horses!

  6. Grab a horse. Be patient. c. Well-dressed person. d. She can do one thing well.

  7. The answer is B. Why?

  8. When the cat's away, the mice will play.

  9. Workers goof off when the boss is gone. Don’t tell the secret. c. You look pleased with yourself. d. Short period of sleep.

  10. The answer is A. Why?

  11. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch!

  12. The person has left. I’m the first to try it. c. You can’t plan on having something until you actually get it. d. I’m a poor typist.

  13. The answer is C. Why?

  14. I'm living in a goldfish bowl!

  15. I have no privacy. He told secrets. c. My work seems endless. d. I’m the first to try it.

  16. The answer is A. Why?

  17. I'm in hog heaven.

  18. You’re being greedy. I suspect trouble. c. It will never happen. d. I’m overjoyed.

  19. The answer is D. Why?

  20. Now it is your turn. Can you think of a phrase that uses figurative language? Can you make one up? Write it down and we may add it to our collection.