Metaphor and smile

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kaouther

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Can you please underline the metaphor and the smile in these two sentences?

The polished floor shone like glass.

The boys went haring out of school.
 

Anglika

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Let me give you an indication: a simile is a comparison between two things, using words such as "like".
 

kaouther

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Thanks but is that right
The polished floor shone like glass. Smile
or I just underline Like only
The boys went haring out of school. Metaphor
or i just underline haring only
 

kaouther

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Smile & Metaphor

if you get a request asking you to underline the Smile and the Metaphor in these two sentence will this be right?
The polished floor shone like glass. Smile
The polished floor shone like glass.
The boys went haring out of school. Metaphor
the boys went haring out of school.
 

Anglika

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Re: Smile & Metaphor

if you get a request asking you to underline the Smile and the Metaphor in these two sentence will this be right?
The polished floor shone like glass. Simile :tick:
The polished floor shone like glass.
The boys went haring out of school.
the boys went haring out of school. Metaphor:tick:


The metaphor is that the boys are running fast - as if they were hares.
 

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Re: Smile & Metaphor

Anglika corrected your spelling of 'simile', but didn't point out that whereas 'smile' has one syllable 'simile' has three. Bearing in mind Anglika's words ('using words such as "like"'), it may help you to remember that a simile says how one thing is similar to another.

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