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what are some similes?

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desireexojanelle | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 31, 2012 at 8:24 PM via web

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what are some similes?

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taffyapple | Student | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted May 31, 2012 at 9:24 PM (Answer #1)

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Similes are comparisons between two things that are usually nouns. Often, the words 'like' or 'as' are used to compare them.

If you're looking for actual examples of similies, here are some common ones that can help you get an idea of what you need:

horse as fast as a car

flowers petals like silk

sky as gray as ash

smile like the sun

I hope this helped!

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aznboy578 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted May 31, 2012 at 9:53 PM (Answer #2)

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I agree with comment #1 

The words 'like' or 'as' are used to compare two nouns.(usually nouns)


Trees as tall as the sky.

Run like the wind.

Slow as a slug.

Long like a snake.

Strong like a lion.


Hoped these helped.


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