Die Übersetzung von "metaphor" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈmet.ə.fɔːr/ us /ˈmet̬.ə.fɔːr/

an expression, often found in literature, that describes a person or object by referring to something that is considered to have similar characteristics to that person or object

‘The mind is an ocean’ and ‘the city is a jungle’ are both metaphors.
Metaphor and simile are the most commonly used figures of speech in everyday language.


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