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. But, for some people it’s as easy as abc.
Here we have seen how you can play with smiles to sound more descriptive.
Simile is a phrase showing similarities between two different things.A simile shows resemblance or similarity of two things in comparison.
**You use like or as to compare thee two things or people **
HACK:A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using the words
Examples of similes in use
- The striker ran as fast as a cheetah.
- He was as cunning as the fox.
- She was as fierce as a tiger.
In writing to emphasise and make interesting works. It’s used figuratively by writers, poets, musicians, singers etc
It’s used by speakers to make the speech entertaining and natural and more descriptive.
Don’t confuse similes with metaphor
A metaphor is a word or phrase for one thing that is used to refer to another thing in order to show or suggest that they are similar no use of as or like. E.g He is a god.
Read more about similes to practice and start using them. You will sound fluent.