What Are Euphemisms And Hyperboles?

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What Are Euphemisms And Hyperboles?


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  • 1. 
    Define euphemismType response below
  • 2. 
    Define hyperboles
  • 3. 
    Which one of these is a euphemism?
    • A. 

      A piece of cake

    • B. 

      I am so hungry I could eat a horse

    • C. 

      Collateral damage

    • D. 

      As busy as a bee

  • 4. 
    Why do we use hyperboles?
    • A. 

      Funny

    • B. 

      Sounds cool

    • C. 

      Exaggeration

    • D. 

      Attracts attention

  • 5. 
    Tick which is a euphemism
    • A. 

      They ran like greased lightning

    • B. 

      Vertically-challenged

    • C. 

      Time is a thief

    • D. 

      Kick the bucket

  • 6. 
    Below is a euphemism.True or false?My temperature was a million degrees on Monday. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which one is the hyperbole?
    • A. 

      My backpack weighs a ton

    • B. 

      Ethan and Murray have a few screws loose

    • C. 

      I'm going to have to let you go.

    • D. 

      Roller coaster of emotions

  • 8. 
    Below is a hyperbole. True or falseShe is so dumb, she thinks Taco Bell is a Mexican phone company
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which ones are NOT hyperboles?
    • A. 

      Negative patient outcome

    • B. 

      Domestic engineer

    • C. 

      It was so cold, I saw polar bears wearing jackets

    • D. 

      Between jobs

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