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Jeslie R.

asked • 04/21/20

After getting my report card / I knew it was time to hit the books. Which technique is being used? hyperbole How do you figure?

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William H. answered • 04/21/20

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Yes. A metaphor that keeps being overused becomes a cliché, and then an idiom. A metaphor can even go on to become standard speech, as in 'the fork in the road,' and 'the mouth of the bottle.'


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