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Metaphor examples

Metaphor examples

metaphor examples
Metaphor meaning/ definition/ What is a metaphor?
A metaphor is a figure of speech that states that one thing is something else. Unlike a simile, a metaphor is a comparison, but it does not use ‘as’ or ‘like’.

Metaphor examples

Here is a list of metaphors and metaphor sentences that you may hear in everyday conversation. Some of the following metaphor sentences can be found in literature.

  • He was a lion in the fight.
  • The Internet connection was slower than a tortoise.
  • She has a heart of stone.
  • Time is money.
  • Laughter is the best medicine.
  • Age is a state of mind.
  • Time flies.
  • You are my sunshine.
  • There is a garden in her face.
  • Our teacher is a walking encyclopedia.
  • I slept the sleep of the dead last night.
  • She is a snake in the grass.

Metaphor examples for kids

  • She is a peacock.
  • She is a chicken.
  • The thunder was a mighty lion.
  • The moon is a white balloon.
  • The sun is a golden ball.
  • He is a night owl.