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                                       Figurative Language Chart
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     WORD                PAGE IN                                    MEANING
      OR                  BOOK            LITERALLY              of EXPRESSION
    PHRASE
It is raining cats and   not in book    There are dogs and      It is raining very, very
dogs.                                   cats falling from the   hard!
                                        sky.
There are butterflies    not in book    There are flying
in my stomach                           insects buzzing
                                        around my stomach.
That will cost an        not in book    I have to pay for
arm and a leg.                          something by giving
                                        away my arms and
                                        legs

It is as easy as
falling off a log*           43


You may have to eat          88
your words.

Don’t jump to               168
conclusions

Don’t bite my head           89
off!
My mother likes to           86
serve square meals
for dinner.