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PostSubject: Metaphorical sense of some English sentences   Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:38 pm


(1) Break the ice

Literal meaning: Break the Ice
Metaphorical sense: the cradle of things, or paved the wayforsomething

(2) He looks blue

Literal meaning: It seems blue
Metaphorical sense: he seems sad

(3) She is in the clouds

Literal meaning: It is in the clouds
The meaning in metaphor: the mind is the moiety

(4) I will go Bananas

Literal meaning: I will become a banana
Metaphorical sense: going mad or lose my mind

(5) It rains cats and dogs

Literal meaning: It's raining cats and dogs
Metaphorical sense: it rains lot


(6) This is nuts

Literal meaning: This is enabled o Rat
Metaphorical sense: This is crazy or this is nonsense

(7) It's a piece of cake

Literal meaning: It's a piece of cake
Metaphorical sense: It is very easy

(8) He lives a dog's life

Literal meaning: It is live the life of dogs
Metaphorical sense: It is live a life full of anxiety

(9) He is a black sheep

Literal meaning: is the black sheep
Metaphorical sense: morality is a bad person

(10) This is a hot air

Literal meaning: This hot air
Metaphorical sense: This talk is not interesting
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