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The Search for Similes, Metaphors, and Idioms. 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

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The Search for

Similes, Metaphors,

and Idioms

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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

words such as like or as.

An idiom is a phrase that has a special

meaning different from the actual

meaning of the words.

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Directions

*Read each sentence.

Decide if the sentence

contains a simile, metaphor, or idiom. Click the correct

answer.

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It is raining cats and dogs outside.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

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Sorry !

Try Again

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He hates to play second fiddle to

anyone.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide8

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slide10

He sings like a blue bird.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide11

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slide13

The paintbrush was a magic wand in

his hand.

A.Simile

B.Metaphor

C. Idiom

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slide16

Stars are flowers in the meadow of the

sky.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide17

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slide19

The dessert tastes like foam rubber.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide20

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slide22

You sound like a fog horn.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

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slide25

Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at

the beach.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide26

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slide28

Does he really need another feather

in his cap?

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

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slide31

Shana is like a bird on the dance

floor.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

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slide34

The waves were lions roaring at the

beach.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

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slide37

My hair feels as dry as straw.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide38

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slide40

Soon the pot became an iron weight

in his arms.

A. Simile

.

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide41

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slide43

Are we going to split hairs over this?

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

slide44

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slide46

You can’t pull the wool over my eyes.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor

C. Idiom

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