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Similes
Learn about
‘Similes’
A simile is a figure of
speech comparing two
unlike things and is
generally introduced by
“like” or “as”
Some examples:
• The water was as cold
as ice
• We had to turn our
heads like a lighthouse
beacon
- as
sly as
a fox
- as
tender
as a
chicken
- as slow as
a tortoise
- as slow as a
snail
- as meek
as a lamb
- as
brave
as a
lion
- as
proud
as a
peacock
- as
busy as
a bee
- as blind as a
bat
- as
playful
as a
kitten
- as
red as
a
turkey
cock
-
as fat as a pig
- as strong as a horse
- as mad
as a
March
hare
as
wise as
an owl
-
- as
swift
as a
deer
- as
frisky
as a
lamb
- as fierce as a lion
- as
slippery as an eel
- as
graceful
as a
swan
- as
stubborn
as a mule
- as
hairy
as a
gorilla
- as fast as a hare
- as
brown
as a
berry
- as
sweet as
honey
- as
white as
snow
as
fresh as
a daisy
-
- as green as grass
- as sturdy as an oak
- as cold as ice
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