Similes: Needed Tips To Pass English In All Relevant Exams

A simile is a phrase (figure of speech) in which two things are compared. For instance, ‘as brave as a lion’.
In this post, we shall bring out the needed tips to pass English in all relevant examinations be it WAEC/NECO, JAMB, PUME and others. Below are some of the needed tips:
• As busy as a bee or an ant
• As careless as the wind
• As blind as a bat or beetle
• As beautiful as the rainbow
• As bald as an egg
• As ambitious as a devil
• As angry as a bear with a sore head
• As bitter as a gall
• As black as coal or soot
• As brisk as a butterfly
• As bright as a new day
• As brown as berry
• As blunt as a hammer
• As bare as a stone
• As ancient as the sun
• As blue as indigo
• As calm as the cat
• As cheap as dirt
• As clear as bell or crystal
• As common as dirt
• As cunning as a fox
• As crafty as a fox
• As drunk as a Lord
• As devoted as a mother
• As dumb as a mouse
• As faithful as a dog
• As fast as deer or hare
• As fat as butter or a pig
• As cold as charity or death or ice
• As clean as a new pin
• As cheerful as lark
• As changeable as the weather or moon
• As false as a dice
• As fair as a rose
• As simple as A, B, C or winking
• As cruel as a grave
• As deaf as the door post or adder
• As feeble as a child
• As fierce as a lion or tiger
• As firm as a rock
• As glorious as the sun
• As forceful as air
• As hollow as a drum
• As ignorant as the child
• As inevitable as death
• As innocent as the new born baby
• As keen as mustard
• As large as life
• As harsh or bitter as truth
• As honest as mirror
• As greedy as wolf
• As loud as thunder
• As natural as life
• As pale as death
• As patient as Job
• As noiseless as shadow
• As mischievous as a monkey
• As open as the day or smile
• As fast the lightening or thought
• As quiet as the grave or mouse
• As poor as church mouse
• As proud as peacock
• As punctual as the clock
• As white as snow
• As old as the creation or hill
• As lively as the cricket
• As wise as Solomon or Socrates
• As ugly as sin
• As timid as mouse or rabbit
• As sweet as honey
• As swift as an arrow
• As fast as the light
• As small as an atom
• As slow as the tortoise or snail
• As tricky as an ape
• As tender as chicken
• As thick as thieves
• As true as the gospel
• As wasteful as the hen
• As sure as death
In summary, similes as phrases are very important in English Language. The above mentioned tips should be studied carefully and noted to tackle English as a subject in all relevant examinations. Good luck.

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