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a metaphor for sth

a ​symbol that ​represents a ​particular thing: The ​author uses ​disease as a metaphor for the ​corruption in ​society. In the ​film, the ​city is a metaphor for ​confusion and ​loneliness.
(Definition of a metaphor for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a metaphor for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) …的象征…
in Chinese (Traditional) …的象徵…
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