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What are metaphors? - Can you give me some examples?

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"Wow, it sounds like you and I are in the same class. I also have to write 5 metaphors using examples from my life. I don't know where to start."

This project sucks. (That's a metaphor the project does not really suck)

My life has been a sea of troubles.

School life was a breeze.

My father is a rock.

My mother is an angel.

These are very simple examples you could probably do better, but you get the idea.

Always remember:-

Keep your shoulder to the wheel, your nose to the grindstone, and your eye on the ball.

(Now try to work like that)
"How infinite is the debt owed to metaphors by politicians who want to speak strongly but are not sure what they are going to say."

Winston Churchill.
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i need examples of metaphors please
Read the thread, Anon... Emotion: smile
well, I didn't know people could have such a detailed disscusion on metaphors! Emotion: big smile anyway I found this while looking for help with mataphors for a school project (yes, I'm a cheater) and i found it very helpful! so thank you all very much! now back to work!

and I'm not really replying to pieanne's post, well I might be but oh who knows! anyway, i just don't know how to post, since I'm a guest and all. kbye! Emotion: wink
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"Her face was pale as the moon."

Is that not a simile?
That's right, Anon.

MrP
Guestwhat are metaphors? - Can you give me some examples?
hey here is an example of a metaphor:

"He has buns of steel."

hope it works!?? Emotion: big smile
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Yeah I have to write a metaphor about myself and I'm lost on that one...Any ideas
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