Simile/Metaphors
Hyperbole
Idioms
Personification
What type is it?
100

Larry is Becky fight like cats and dogs.


Simile or metaphor? What does it literally mean?

simile, don't get along

100

A hyperbole is an...

exaggeration

100

What is an idiom?

a saying or expression
100
The stairs groaned when I walked on them.


What does it literally mean?


the stairs were making a noise

100

I told you a million times!


What type of figurative language is it?

hyperbole

200

"How did the lamp break?"

"Well, I went to my room, but then I was hungry, and then I heard a sound, and then I ate the corn dog." 

"Your explanation is clear as mud."


Simile or metaphor? What does it literally mean?

simile, hard to understand, not clear

200

The groceries will cost me a million dollars. 


What does it literally mean?

the groceries are expensive

200

My pet goldfish kicked the bucket last night. 


What does it mean?

the goldfish died

200

My flowers are begging for water.


What does it literally mean?

you need to water your flowers

200

Jesse was a torpedo in the water.


What type of figurative language is it?

metaphor

300

Watching the golf match was watching grass grow.


Simile or metaphor? What does it literally mean?

metaphor, boring

300

When I slipped on the ice, I died of embarrassment.


What does it literally mean?

you were really embarrassed

300

Lauren had her head in the clouds when she walked right into the wall.


What does it literally mean?

not paying attention

300

The fire ran through the forest.


What does it literally mean?


the fire was spreading
300

The moon played hide and seek with the clouds.


What type of figurative language is it?

personification
400

How can you tell a simile and a metaphor apart?

similes use like or as

400

"Mom, make me a sandwich please. I'm dying of starvation."


What does it literally mean?

you are really hungry

400

"Quit beating around the bush and tell me what happened to my book!"


What does it literally mean?

400

The camera loved taking pictures of the model.


What does it literally mean?

the model took great pictures and looked good in them

400
She is brave like a knight who is about to fight a dragon.


What type of figurative language is it?

simile
500

What do similes and metaphors do?

compare things

500

I want to be with you forever. 


What does it literally mean?

you want to be with someone as long as you live or for a long time

500

You will buy a new Lamborghini when pigs fly. 


What does it literally mean?

it is unlikely to happen

500

What is personification?

when something not human acts human
500

You are the spitting image of you dad.


What type of figurative language is it?

idiom
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