Created By:
Mansor Bin Esa
English Language Teacher
SK Padang Jawa, Shah Alam
A simile is a comparison of two unlike
things using the words like or as.

A metaphor is a comparison of two
unlike things...
*Read each sentence.
Decide if the sentence
contains a simile,
metaphor, or idiom.
Click the correct
answer.
It is raining cats and dogs outside.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor

C. Idiom
He hates to play second fiddle to
anyone.
A. Simile
B. Metaphor

C. Idiom
He sings like a blue bird.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor

C. Idiom
The paintbrush was a magic wand in
his hand.

A.Simile
B.Metaphor
C. Idiom
Stars are flowers in the meadow of the
sky.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor

C. Idiom
The dessert tastes like foam rubber.
A. Simile
B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
You sound like a fog horn.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at
the beach.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
Does he really need another feather
in his cap?

A. Simile
B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
Shana is like a bird on the dance
floor.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor

C. Idiom
The waves were lions roaring at the
beach.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor

C. Idiom
My hair feels as dry as straw.

A. Simile
B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
Soon the pot became an iron weight
in his arms.

A. Simile
.B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
Are we going to split hairs over this?

A. Simile
B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
You can’t pull the wool over my eyes.

A. Simile

B. Metaphor
C. Idiom
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Similes,idioms and metaphors

  1. 1. Created By: Mansor Bin Esa English Language Teacher SK Padang Jawa, Shah Alam
  2. 2. A simile is a comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as. A metaphor is a comparison of two unlike things without the use of signal words such as like or as. An idiom is a phrase that has a special meaning different from the actual meaning of the words.
  3. 3. *Read each sentence. Decide if the sentence contains a simile, metaphor, or idiom. Click the correct answer.
  4. 4. It is raining cats and dogs outside. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  5. 5. He hates to play second fiddle to anyone. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  6. 6. He sings like a blue bird. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  7. 7. The paintbrush was a magic wand in his hand. A.Simile B.Metaphor C. Idiom
  8. 8. Stars are flowers in the meadow of the sky. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  9. 9. The dessert tastes like foam rubber. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  10. 10. You sound like a fog horn. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  11. 11. Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at the beach. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  12. 12. Does he really need another feather in his cap? A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  13. 13. Shana is like a bird on the dance floor. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  14. 14. The waves were lions roaring at the beach. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  15. 15. My hair feels as dry as straw. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  16. 16. Soon the pot became an iron weight in his arms. A. Simile .B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  17. 17. Are we going to split hairs over this? A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom
  18. 18. You can’t pull the wool over my eyes. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Idiom

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