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What phrase from the sentence is an example of the author's use of hyperbole?
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What is the verb phrase of we are learning about young authors?
Is a prepositional phrase a complete sentence?
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What is an elliptical phrase?
Give an example of phrase sentence?
Phrase is not a sentence as it does not have subject and verb. It is a group of related words. Depending on the presence of different parts of speech with associated modifiers the phrase can be of different types such as noun phrase, adjectival phrase, adverbial phrase, prepositional phrase, appositive phrase and absolute phrase. An example of an absolute phrase in sentence: Having travelled widely, John is aware of geography of many countries in Europe.
Is raining cats and dogs a simile or a hyperbole which is an exaggeration?
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Is this a hyperbole she turned as red as an apple?
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What is the function of the gerund phrase in this sentence Royce enjoyed his sailboat?
Can 'I'm as awesome as a possum' be a hyperbole?
First, this example is a simile-- comparing two unlike things, using "like" or "as" to make the comparison. Hyperbole refers to exaggerating to make a rhetorical point, such as "She served enough food to feed an army." Yes, your example could possibly be considered hyperbole, but it might be seen more as a clever phrase or an attempt at bragging, rather than as hyperbole.