Here is a list of metaphors examples for your unlimited use.
A metaphor is a comparison between 2 things not using the words "like" or "as".
See below for examples of this.
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He has a heart of stone.
He is the shining star of our school.
She has the heart of a lion.
Time is money.
A blanket of snow covered the streets.
Her voice was music to my ears.
My friend is a clown.
You light up my life.
My bedroom is a pig sty.
My memory is cloudy.
Everything he does is shady.
She received a glowing review.
Her home is a prison to her.
America is a melting pot.
Alligator teeth are white knives.
Life is a roller coaster.
She is a walking dictionary.
He froze with fear when he saw it.
Jimmy is such a hog.
He is a pillar of success.
If I catch you, you're toast.
He is boiling mad.
That is a recipe for disaster.
She is an angel.
I'm in a pickle.
You are my rock.
He is a couch potato.
You are the weak link.
My mom fell apart.
Fork in the road.
She is having cold feet.
If that happens it would be a domino effect.
He is drowning at work.
The elephant in the room.
He is a bad apple.
That will cause a chain reaction.
Honesty is the best policy.
He's a bit of a late bloomer.
You left me high and dry.
Love is a battlefield.
Deep dark secret.
She is an early bird.
This assignment is a breeze.
Life is a journey.
You are the apple of my eye.
She is my better half.
His anger is bottled up inside.
Don't leave me hanging.
We are beating a dead horse.
He is a night owl.
This list of metaphors was professionally selected to be the most useful for a child who has difficulty with this language principle.
We encourage you to use this list when practicing at home.
Home practice will make progress toward meeting individual language goals much faster.
Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are only able to see students/clients 30-60 mins (or less) per week.
This is not enough time or practice for someone to strengthen their understanding of this important language concept.
Every day that your child goes without practice it becomes more difficult to help them.
We know life is busy, but if you're reading this you're probably someone who cares about helping their loved one as much as you can.
Practice 5-10 minutes whenever you can, but try to do it on a consistent basis (daily).
Please, please, please use this list to practice.
It will be a great benefit to you and your loved one's progress.