Figures of Speech Worksheet with Answers

Figures of Speech Worksheet

Read these sentences carefully and put the correct answer against each sentence.

 1The night is as dark as black stoneSimile
 2The camel is the ship of the desert.  
 3O death! Where is your sting?  
 4David is as noble as his father.  
 5I heard the humming of bees.  
 6Experience is the best teacher.  
 7Not to speak about crane even I can pick up the 1000 kilos weight by my one hand.  
 8Life is bittersweet.  
 9Grunt, grunt goes the hog.  
 10The trees are our friends who protect us.  
 11I did those things that I cannot do.   
 12The blanket is as white as snow.  
 13We are alone together.  
 14She is a cuckoo.  
 15This is an open secret.  
 16The sun is playing hide and seek with the clouds. 
 17Gloria glared at glasses.  
 18Soldiers were lion in the fight.  
 19This watch must have cost millions of dollars.  
 20Soldiers fought like a lion. 
Figures of Speech Worksheet

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figures of speech worksheet with answers
figures of speech worksheet with answers


  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Apostrophe
  4. Simile
  5. Onomatopoeia
  6. Personification
  7. Hyperbole
  8. Oxymoron
  9. Onomatopoeia
  10. Personification
  11. Paradox
  12. Simile
  13. Oxymoron
  14. Metaphor
  15. Oxymoron
  16. Personification
  17. Alliteration
  18. Metaphor
  19. Hyperbole
  20. Simile

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