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Thread: Similes---help!


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    Unhappy Similes---help!

    Can anyone please suggest suitable similes instead of these old trite ones

    He flapped and splashed about [ B]like a huge seal[/B] and


    He stared, frightened like a rabbit in headlights



    Thanks
    J

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    Re: Similes---help!

    1 fish out of water
    2 trying to think of one


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    Thumbs up Re: Similes---help!

    Thank you tdol. Please keep thinking
    J

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