27 Figures of Speech, Definition and Example Sentences

27 Figures of Speech, Definition and Example Sentences

Language can be used in two ways. These are the literal and figurative use of the word. Literal language is direct, uses the true definition and meaning of idioms along with words. However, when figuratively spoken, the meaning of any word or phrase will depend on the context in which it is used. A way of speaking is based on the rhetorical department or this figurative language. When using speech figures, sentences will differ from their actual meaning in order to give these words a more specific and specific meaning.

Types of Figure of Speech;

  • Figure of Speech
  • Simile
  • Metaphor
  • Personification
  • Hyperbole
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Idiom
  • Proverb

Here are 27 Figures of Speech Example Sentences

  • When dissolving like soap in water. (Smile)
  • John is a goat. (Metaphor)
  • A rain starts or thinner, then look at the joy in the soil, the birds told me that you are going to distant lands. That beautiful sound of mountain mountain has traveled all around. (Personification)
  • The wave of the sea did not go as far as my heart. (Hyperbole)
  • Can you hear the clicks coming from the roof? (Onomatopoeia)
  • The monkey ate the beans in his hand. (Onomatopoeia)
  • I could not sleep through my mother snort during the night. (Onomatopoeia)
  • The flowing waters of the waterfall took all my troubles. (Onomatopoeia)
  • The food in the cauldron was boiling scalding. (Onomatopoeia)
  • I don’t want to hear the buzz of the fly standing by my ear. (Onomatopoeia)
  • He suddenly exploded when he threw the ball into the thorns. (Onomatopoeia)
  • I lubricated the creaking door hinges beautifully. (Onomatopoeia)


  • Noisy water comes from the spring. (Onomatopoeia)
  • Do not squish among you, it is a shame. (Onomatopoeia)
  • Collar shrug. (Bored of a person or situation)
  • Blasting fire. (Excessively angry, angry)
  • Get into the eye. (To gain interest and value)
  • To be thrown at the shoe (losing its importance)
  • Turn the wardrobe. (It is used for those who secretly turn work without knowing someone.)
  • A mischievous worker crime always finds materials. (When a poor worker fails to fulfill the task successfully, he bears the materials or external factors he uses.)
  • A bird in hand is much better than two birds in a branch. (What we have is much more valuable than what we hope to achieve.)
  • The cat is literally nine creatures. (It is used for people who can easily overcome even if they are in trouble.)
  • Movements speak louder than words. (Actions reflect the human character better because it is easy to say something but it is difficult to act as said)

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