Figurative Language Examples
Updated: 3/12/2020
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.
  • Hi John!
  • Er...umm. Uh..hi.