Figures of Speech: Exercise 2


  1. Hollywood ruins a lot of lives.


  1. Billboard in downtown Ocala: we Cure Baldness: call Tire Kingdom Today.


  1. He asked for her hand in marriage.


  1. One could hear the glacier, groaning with its immeasurable weight.


  1. “I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Thoreau


  1. “The whole room was like a pinball machine and I didn’t know which tunnel they’d come out of.” (from Updike’s “A & P”)


  1. “Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.” Lewis Carroll


  1. According to my friend, it is supposed to rain today.


  1. “Not for a moment should you rely on life going on, for time, like a hidden tiger, lies in wait to slay the unsuspecting.” – Buddha


  1. “Love is a drug.”  (pop song)