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Re: idioms/metaphors

He is pushing up daisies (i.e. dead)

Idiom = not the literal meaning)

See 'idiom' in the Grammar Monster glossary of terms

He is a star.

Metaphor = stating something is that it is literally not.

See 'metaphor' in the Grammar Monster glossary of terms

Re: Re: idioms/metaphors

Excuse my typos - you get the idea.