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  1. The Search for Similes, Metaphors, and Idioms

  2. 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.

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

  4. It is raining cats and dogs outside. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

  5. Sorry ! Try Again

  6. That answer is correct !

  7. He hates to play second fiddle to anyone. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  9. That answer is correct !

  10. He sings like a blue bird. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  12. That answer is correct !

  13. The paintbrush was a magic wand in his hand. A.Simile B.Metaphor C. Idiom

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  15. That answer is correct !

  16. Stars are flowers in the meadow of the sky. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  18. That answer is correct !

  19. The dessert tastes like foam rubber. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  21. That answer is correct !

  22. You sound like a fog horn. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  24. That answer is correct !

  25. Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at the beach. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  27. That answer is correct !

  28. Does he really need another feather in his cap? A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  30. That answer is correct !

  31. Shana is like a bird on the dance floor. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  33. That answer is correct !

  34. The waves were lions roaring at the beach. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  36. That answer is correct !

  37. My hair feels as dry as straw. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  39. That answer is correct !

  40. Soon the pot became an iron weight in his arms. A. Simile . B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  42. That answer is correct !

  43. Are we going to split hairs over this? A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  45. That answer is correct !

  46. You can’t pull the wool over my eyes. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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  48. That answer is correct !

  49. The End