Figurative Language 1
Figurative Language 2
Figurative Language 3
Figurative Language 4
Figurative Language 5
100
I waited in line for a million hours until it was my turn.
hyperbole
100
You are the sun, moon, and stars to me.
metaphor
100
The curtains in the window are waving hello to us.
personification
100
My life is an open book; I have no secrets.
metaphor
100
My parents are too strict; my house is a prison.
metaphor
200
The tree branches danced in the wind.
personification
200
I was so hungry, I even ate the plate.
hyperbole
200

The car was as fast as a jet soaring through the sky.

simile

200
My hair would not cooperate this morning.
personification
200

The sweet signs showed up everywhere.

alliteration

300
The drums were like a thunderstorm.
simile
300
He is a library of information about athletes.
metaphor
300
Her eyes twinkled like stars.
simile
300
She walked in the room like a supermodel on a catwalk.
simile
300
He strolled around the school as slowly as a snail stuck in molasses
simile
400
There were a million people in line in front of me to see the new Avengers movie
hyperbole
400
a comparison of two different things using "like" or "as"
simile
400

The bees buzzed around the flowers.

onomatopoeia

400
Her smile was like a vitamin for his heart.
simile
400

The fireworks boomed in the distance.

onomatopoeia

500

The computer stared at me while a put off doing my homework.

personification

500
Now that you are the boss, you are in the spotlight.  
idiom
500
My sore feet were begging me to take a break.
personification
500

Their friendship is a rollercoaster ride.

metaphor

500
I'd rather take baths with a man-eating shark than do my homework.
hyperbole
600

Her laughter was like a warm blanket or a familiar song.

Simile
600
Don't jump the gun.  Let's ask her why she didn't show up first.  
Idiom
600
Now that you know how important it is you're changing your tune.  
Idiom
600

This car goes faster than the speed of light.

Hyperbole
600

Her hair was a flowing golden river streaming down her shoulders.


Metaphor
700
Go on...  Give it a shot!
idiom
700

If I can't get a Smartphone, I will die.


Hyperbole
700

He pleaded for her forgiveness, but Janet’s heart was ice.


metaphor

700

Sorry I'm late.  The meeting slipped my mind.  

Idiom

700

 Time after time, I tip-toe around my feelings.

Alliteration

800


Green with envy - Jealous

800


Beat around the bush - Talk about things that are not important

800


Back to the drawing board - Come up with a new plan 

800


Barking up the wrong tree - Completely misunderstand something

800

Gilmore Girls is Miss Gilbert's favorite show.

alliteration

900


Spill the beans - reveal secret information

900


Wolf in sheep's clothing - Someone pretending to be kind but really wants to do harm 

900

Cool as a cucumber - Calm, not hot

900


Hit the sack - go to sleep

900


Cut corners - Doing something badly in order to save time and money

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