By Elyse Sommer, Dorrie Weiss
Metaphors Dictionary is designed for the browsers leisure and as a resource of suggestion for writers and speakers.
Because many metaphors paintings as self sustaining quotations, aphorisms, and proverbs, the ebook additionally serves as a citation finder. To make Metaphors Dictionary as priceless and available as attainable, the greater than 6,500 entries were grouped into six hundred thematic different types, with greater than 500 synonyms to ease
and improve prepared reference. The desk of Thematic different types (beginning on web page xvii) is an alphabetical record of all of the thematic different types, synonyms, and See/See additionally pass references.
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Sooner or later . . Krzysinski is going to be opening the bays and dropping Jake without a parachute, golden or otherwise —Scott Turow, Pleading Guilty 3. , Legend on exhibit in The Silk Museum, Hangzhou, China The English may be strange, but the metaphor loses nothing in the translation. The flowering of skill is obvious in the display ofweavings. Moving blindfold in this matter, you have added to the burden of anxiety which she has had to bear, by innocently threatening her secret with discovery, through your exertions —Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone Skill and confidence are an unconquered army —George Herbert, Outlandish Proverb i 4.
Now I was been vexed to death with their red-tape • o «j f m Z H • 6 5 | £ u 19. u. The sea captain uses a dancing metaphor to describe the ship's sailing, and a sailing metaphor 20. Those Americans who believed that we to describe the office paperwork could live under the illusion of isolation1 3 . Those are not proper judges of his conduct ism wanted the American eagle to imitate who have slumbered away their time on the tactics of the ostrich. Now, many of the down of plenty —Samuel Johnson, those same people, afraid that we may be The Life of Mr.
4. Already Buenos Aires was dyeing the horizon with pink fires, soon to flaunt its diadem of jewels —Antoine de SaintExupéry, Night Flight 5. For now the little towns of Argentina were stringing through the night their golden beads, beneath the paler gold of the Affection seemed to have died under the bruise that had fallen on its keenest nerves —George Eliot, Silas Marner The protagonist is bruised from being falsely accused oftheft.
Metaphors Dictionary by Elyse Sommer, Dorrie Weiss