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METAPHOR vs. SIMILE Grammar Quiz

Metaphors and similes are often confused because the serve similar functions. Take our short quiz to check your understanding of these common comparative tools.

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130 Comments
Todd Cates
Like/As keys to remember
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Jan 8, 2020 1:51PM
Richard D. Boyle
5/7. In a hurry. Misread two questions. Good quiz and good attempt to teach.
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Dec 2, 2019 7:51PM
Micheline Ratcliffe
6/7 … I missed the one about dead metaphors !
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Nov 15, 2019 10:41PM
Don Racette
Ian Swindale Me too...only 2 correct.
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Nov 8, 2019 11:26PM
JessQ
Is It important to identify a name for each phrase, word or syntax, etc. of a language, or just to convey a message?
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Nov 3, 2019 2:05PM
Ian Swindale
Very poor score
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Oct 30, 2019 9:29AM
Kirk Tanaka
Not too good. 4/7.
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Oct 22, 2019 5:05AM
BONEDR50
You nailed it! 7/7
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Oct 15, 2019 10:00PM
Pauline A Robertson
not good enough
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Oct 15, 2019 6:44PM
Veronics Moss
Not good enough
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Oct 14, 2019 3:01PM
David Ching
4 / 7
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Oct 14, 2019 12:15AM
Darlene Davidson
5/7. Number 2 is a proverb.
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Sep 30, 2019 1:05PM
Kevin Somerville Weir
What a crap quiz!
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Sep 29, 2019 2:36PM
Humberto Carrasco
WOW...... YOU NAILED IT!! 7/7
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Sep 22, 2019 6:37PM
Robert May
No 2 is an adage or aphorism -- not a metaphor. Check your work next time.
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Sep 20, 2019 2:44PM

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