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Della sold her hair to buy Jim a watch chain, who sold his watch to buy hair combs for Della.
a) irony
b) allusion
c) paradox
d) hyperbole

If it doesn\'t stop raining soon, we may have to build an ark.
a) allusion
b) metonymy
c) pun
d) alliteration

The ice cubes clinked when she picked up her glass.
a) onomatopoeia
b) hyoerbole
c) assonance
d) simile

The less you have, the more free you are.
a) paradox
b) personification
c) oxymoron
d) sarcasm

He uses so much hair gel that he weighs 20 pounds more when he\'s done.
a) hyperbole
b) irony
c) idiom
d) metaphor

If you throw a cat out of a car, does it become kitty litter?
a) pun
b) alliteration
c) onomatopoeia
d) sarcasm

I need to speak with her, so I will give her a jingle tonight.
a) metonymy
b) paradox
c) allusion
d) metaphor

I have run into that table three times. It must be out to get me.
a) personification
b) oxymoron
c) saracasm
d) irony

His spiked hair is a cactus.
a) metaphor
b) allusion
c) pun
d) simile

That shirt is pretty ugly.
a) oxymoron
b) personification
c) paradox
d) alliteration

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