Figurative Language Examples
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SIMILE: She is as fast as a cheetah.
I'm going to win this race!
METAPHOR: She is a rose among thorns.
Ugh! I wish I was home playing Fortnite.
What a lovely day!
I never get my way!
IDIOM: Does the cat have your tongue?
Why are you late?
I don't know what to say. I'm afraid.
ALLITERATION: Adam always ate apples.
ONOMATOPOEIA: The lightning struck the old tree and the thunder banged!
ALLUSION: John wanted to be King Arthur but felt like a court jester when he saw pretty Ann.