Sunday, July 6, 2014

What is an English metaphor?

Often English speakers use fixed expressions, idioms, or metaphors to describe an action or a feeling.  The metaphor can replace the factual language with language that you can imagine.

He is very uncomfortable in business meetings. He is like a fish out of water!

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Word of the Month


(adj): Sacred, divine, blessed.

Holiday: a holy or festive day; a day off, vacation (also sacred)

Expressions: Holy Cow! Literally true in India.

Ex: Holly Mackerel! Delicious, healthy and full of mercury.

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