Metaphor or Simile?
What is being compared?
What does it mean?
Idiom or Proverb?
What does it mean?

100

Her hair was like a bird's nest.

Simile

100

When it comes to adventure, Sofia is a chicken.

Sofia and chicken.

100

Andrew was as quiet as a mouse!

Andrew was very quiet.

100

It costs an arm and a leg. 

Idiom

100

It costs an arm and a leg.

It is expensive.

200

She is as pleased as punch.

Simile

200

The computers at school are fossils.

Computers and fossils.

200

Sandy was a couch potato this summer.

Sandy was lazy this summer

200

It was the last straw.

Idiom

200

It was the last straw.

After a number of problems, it was the one thing that really got me angry.

300

Jason was a tornado when he was getting ready for his basketball game.

Metaphor

300

His coach is an ogre.

Coach and ogre.

300

At five o'clock the interstate was a parking lot.

There was a traffic jam on the road.

300

A  penny saved is a penny earned.

Proverb

300

A penny saved is a penny earned.

                                                       


    

Saving money, even a small amount is good.

400

He ran through the airport like a cheetah.

Simile

400

Jennifer is a bear when she first wakes up in the morning.

Jennifer and a bear.

400

Laughter is the music of the soul.

                                                       


    

Laughter is the expression of happiness and well-being.

400

I'm under the weather.

Idiom

400

I'm under the weather.

I am sick.

500

When it comes to spelling words, Sam is a dictionary.

Metaphor

500

Jeff is the Tiger Woods of his golf team.

Jeff and Tiger Woods.

500

Mary lived her life as if she were a passenger on a train.

Mary was not involved in life. 

500

Run after two hares, you will catch neither.

Proverb

500

Run after two hares, you will catch neither.

If you try to do too many things at once, you will accomplish nothing.