Metaphor in a Sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Metaphor

a word or phrase used to describe an object or action in a way that is not literally true

Examples of Metaphor in a sentence

The walking dictionary is a fitting metaphor used to describe the spelling bee champion. πŸ”Š

Slipping on black ice is a metaphor for all the ways that life can and will surprise you.  πŸ”Š

The perfect metaphor for my life would be trying to stand up in a hammock. πŸ”Š

Boxing is a metaphor for life: when you get knocked down, you get back up again and knock your opponent out.  πŸ”Š

A stick to his own piΓ±ata, the homeless drug addict continues to be a living metaphor who ruins his own happiness through self destructive behaviors.  πŸ”Š

The treadmill is the perfect metaphor for my life, because no matter how much I run I go nowhere.  πŸ”Š

Private education is commonly seen as a metaphor for class privilege.  πŸ”Š

A cocoon is a good metaphor for growing up, because in childhood you are restricted, and in adulthood you break out of the cocoon and are in control.  πŸ”Š

Out of the Ballpark is a metaphor derived from baseball where the ball is batted out of the park.  πŸ”Š

The moon could be a metaphor for depression, as the surface is bright and beautiful but hidden from our view is its dark side, its shadow.  πŸ”Š

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