Smile while comparing with Similes

This is Chapter you will learn how to compare using similies.

 Comparing someone or something with someone or something made easy.

Many times you find yourself in a situation that you can’t handle. For example life can be as hard as a rock. However, for some people it’s as easy as abc.
Here we have seen how you can play with similes to sound more descriptive as you compare.

A simile is a phrase showing similarities between two different things. A simile shows resemblance or similarity of two things in comparison.
**Similies are used to compare the two things or people **

Examples of similes in use

  • The striker ran as fast as a cheetah.
  • He is as tall as a giraffe.
  • He was as cunning as the fox.
  • She is as innocent as a lamb.
  • She was as fierce as a tiger.
  • Hmm it’s as sweet as sugar.


  • Used in writing to add emphasis.
  • It’s used figuratively by writers, poets, musicians, singers etc.
  • It’s used by speakers to make the speech entertaining, natural and more descriptive.


Don’t confuse similes with metaphors.
A metaphor is a word or phrase used to refer to another thing in order to show or suggest that they are similar.
E.g He is a god.

Read more about similes, learn some and start using them. You will sound fluent.

Do you know any funny similies?