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expressions that mean something different than the words in the phrase might indicate
a) idioms
b) personification
c) simile
d) metaphor

figure of speech that includes an exaggeration which couldn't possibly happen in real life.
a) alliteration
b) idiom
c) hyperbole
d) simile

repetition of the first letter (or sound) of each word in a sentence, phrase, or poem
a) onomatopoeia
b) alliteration
c) hyperbole
d) metaphor

words that originates from a sound
a) metaphor
b) hyperbole
c) alliteration
d) onomatopoeia

the act of giving human traits, qualities, or actions to objects, concepts, or animals
a) personification
b) hyperbole
c) simile
d) metaphor

figure of speech that says one thing is the same as something else
a) simile
b) alliteration
c) personification
d) metaphor

where two things are compared using the word like or as
a) simile
b) personification
c) metaphor
d) onomatopoeia

Don't chicken out!
a) personification
b) idiom
c) metaphor
d) onomatopoeia

I know you've waited a million light years to learn about hyperboles!
a) personification
b) hyperbole
c) metaphor
d) alliteration

Dinosaurs desperately dug ditches to drive away dangerous dragons!
a) idiom
b) simile
c) alliteration
d) personification

Splat! Splash!
a) onomatopoeia
b) personification
c) alliteration
d) hyperbole

The stars are smiling and winking at us!
a) alliteration
b) personification
c) idiom
d) simile

She is as happy as a clam.
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) hyperbole
d) alliteration

She is a happy clam.
a) metaphor
b) personification
c) idiom
d) hyperbole

The thunder clapped angrily in the distance.
a) metaphor
b) alliteration
c) personification
d) simile

The ground is as dry as a bone.
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) hyperbole
d) personification

He is a quick fox.
a) simile
b) personification
c) metaphor
d) alliteration

The owl hooted.
a) onomatopoeia
b) personification
c) hyperbole
d) simile

Fred is fit as a fiddle.
a) personification
b) onomatopoeia
c) alliteration
d) metaphor

Alley ate apples and apricots all afternoon.
a) hyperbole
b) simile
c) alliteration
d) metaphor

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