Five Figurative Languages Types

Add Style to Your Sentences

Answers

Simile:

¨...it was getting hotter like the sun.¨


Meaning:

  1. it was getting hotter
  2. it was warmer

Metaphor:

"David was a gun pointing at Janet."


Meaning:

David was staring at Janet like a gun pointing at someone.

Idiom:

"He would bite someone."


meaning:

David would get very mad.

Hyperbole:

"Instead, other people were hogging the line."


Meaning:

People aren´t on the line, they are on their phones.

Pun:

"'A vulture tries to board a plane holding two dead opossums. The attendant said, "sorry one carrion per passenger."'"


Reason:


Carry on:

carry on to something.


Carrion:

a dead decaying animal.