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1. That car is so expensive: costs an arm and a leg.

a. Metaphor

b. Personification

c. Pun

d. idiom

2. My sister thinks she is psychic. She  says she has ESPN.

a. Irony

b. Malapropism


d. Pun

3.Anna's alligator ate apples after August.


b. Oxymoron

c. Antithesis

d. Malapropism

4.When someone needs help, I try to lend a hand.

a. Idiom

b. Antithesis

c. Alliteration

d. Imagery

5. When we heard a loud, "BOOM", we knew the thunderstorm had begun.

a. Cliche

b. Alliteration

c. Oxymoron

d. Onomatopoeia

6. You are really barking up the wrong tree.

a. Simile

b. Personification

c. Pun 

d. Cliche

7. He is such a good singer. His talent is unparalyzed  by any other.

a. Malapropism

b. Alliteration

c. Antithesis

d. Personification

8. My dad always says, " Time is money."

a. Metaphor

b. Pun

c. Idiom

d. Irony

9. United we stand: divided we fall.

a. Idiom

b. Antithesis

c.  Onomatopoeia


10. After my knee surgery, I had trouble walking, but my physical therapist was able to give me a leg up.

a. Personification

b. Imagery


d. Irony

11. This movie is so boring; it's like watching  grass grow.

a. Imagery 

b. Pun

c. Simile

d. Antithesis

12. My best friend dislikes seafood, but  she works  in a sushi restuarant.

a. Pun

b. irony

c. Malapropism

d. Metaphor

13. During the day, David's  dog digs deep holes

a. Imagery

b. Hyperbole

c. Personification


14.The parking lot was so full, I felt like I had to park a million miles away from the mall.

a. Malapropism

b. Cliche

c. Hyperbole

d. Imagery

15. When the jockey had a cold at the Kentucky, Derby, everyone said that he was a little hoarse.

a. Oxymoron

b. Pun

c. irony

d. Metaphor

16. My mom told me not worry. We will cross that bridge  when we come to it.


b. Cliche



17. As I walked past the bakery, the sweet, rich aroma of pastries floated through the air and tickled

my nose.

a. Malapropism

b. Imagery



18.As I walked through the desert, the sun glared down at me.

a. Metaphor

b. Hyperbole



19. I'm excited about my vacation. The beach has been calling my name.

a. Onomatopoeia


c. Hyperbole


20. When I wake up in the morning, I can heart "tweet tweet" of  bird outside my window.

a. Idiom


c. Onomatopoeia


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