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The use of words to indicate something different from the literal meaning is know as metaphors.

     
1.   To give the cold shoulder. ( treat coldly )
     
2.   To look rosy. ( cheerful )
     
3.   To look blue. ( dismal )
     
4.   He is a book worm.
     
5.   He bottled up his feelings.
     
6.   You're a brick. ( strong, solid, good )
     
7.   They buttered him up. ( flattered )
     
8.   To crow over a person. ( express triumph )
     
9.   She's a cat. ( spiteful )
     
10.   We must brazen it out. ( put on a bold front )
     
     
 
 
 

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