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Metaphor Quizzes & Trivia

Are you the black sheep of the family? Or you’re an angel? Is your brother boiling mad? Was her voice music for your ears? Do you feel blue? Is your heart broken? Metaphorically speaking, the answers could be yes, otherwise the answers are definitely no. Metaphor is a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things or objects that are poles apart from each other but have some characteristics common between them.

So, can you give me some examples of metaphors? Do you know what does a “dead metaphor” means? Can you tell me how many live metaphors are in this text? Answer the questions and see if you can beat your friends at these quizzes.
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