Saturday, 30 June 2012

Comparitive Idioms

Comparative Idioms

While comparing two things, we use expressions like 'as ... as', these expressions are called comparative idioms. Generally used to reflect personality type of a thing or a person.

1.  As bitter as gall
2.  As black as coal
3.  As blind as a bat
4.  As bold  as a lion

5.  As brave as a lion
6.  As bright as the day
7.  As brisk as a butterfly
8.  As brittle as a glass
9.  As busy  as a bee
10. As changeable as the moon
11. As cheerful as a lark
12. As clear as crystal
13. As cold as ice
14. As cunning as a fox
15. As dark as night
16. As deaf as a post 
17. As dry as dust
18. As dumb as a statue
19. As easy as A.B.C.
20. As fair as a rose
21. As fast as a hare
22. As fierce as a tiger
23. As firm as a rock
24. As free as the air
25. As fresh as a rose
26. As Gay as a lark
27. As gentle as a lamb
28. As good as gold
29. As graceful as a swan
30. As grave as a judge
31. As greedy as a wolf
32. As green as grass
33. As happy as a king
34. As hard as a stone
35. As hoarse as a crow

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