Simile - Grammar gym


Simile                    A simile is an expression in which two things are compared openly and outwardly.  It is usually introduced by as or like.

                                     Examples:  They fought like angry dogs.
                                                       He ran as fast as a deer.
                                                       She is as happy as a queen.



EXERCISE  96   Complete the following similes by using the proper words.

strong                   heavy                             hungry                         hot

proud                    gentle                             playful                         tall

brave                     green                             crafty                           dry

happy                    blind                              busy                            fat

clear                      wise                               slow                             timid


  1.  As ............... as a bat.               

  2.  As ............... as a lark.            

  3.  As ............... as a bee.              

  4.  As ............... as a fox.               

  5.  As ............... as a lion.              

  6.  As ............... as a pig.               

  7.  As ............... as a lamb.            

  8.  As ............... as a wolf.              

  9.  As ............... as a puppy.          

10.  As ............... as a peacock.       


Answers    EXERCISE 96   (Page 102)

1. blind       2. happy       3. busy       4. crafty     5. brave       6. fat       7. gentle       8. hungry       9. playful    10. proud     



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