The duck swam to the lake.
Money is green.
Soda is good for you.
The elephant is big as a blue whale on land.
July 4, 1921
April 12, 1992
July 19, 1916
John smelled a rat and had to nip it in the bud
Veterinary medicine is my bread and butter
His inflamed temper was just the tip of the iceberg
His inflamed temper was just the tip of the iceberg!
Metaphors are technically untrue statements
Metaphors are often vague
Metaphors can sound overly colloquial
All of the above
These are all types of metaphor
Difficulty in making ends meet.
The hill was very steep
It is hard to climb a hill.
It is a struggle to stay on the hill
To become mad.
Boiling water was poured at a mad person.
To be very, very angry.
Boiling something makes one mad.