What Is A Metaphor, Metaphor Examples, List of Metaphors

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Abandon: The team decided to abandon the project.

Aged: This joke is aging quickly.

Agenda: They carried out their agenda.

Aim: Condoleezza Rice launched a diplomatic effort aimed at ending the war.

Airhead: Don’t be such an airhead!

Anarchy: It’s anarchy on the freeway today!

Appetite: Children have an enormous appetite for learning.

Apple: Apple of my eye

Atmosphere: The atmosphere was highly charged.

Attack: She attacked his character.

Autumn: They had entered their autumn years.



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