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  1. mataya

    Post similes and idioms

    Good afternoon,

    I wanted to know wath that simile meens:
    - "I'd be avoiding that place like tha plague"

    And what those idioms meen:
    - "...bagged the deer"
    - "That splendid young man cut down in his prime"

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    Re: similes and idioms

    I avoid that place like the plague - Plague is a nasty disease, so I will avoid it if I can.

    What is the context for "bagged the deer"? The obvious one is that you have shot the deer.

    That splendid young man cut down in his prime - He died when still a young man in the prime of life, the time of maturity when power and vigour are greatest

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