Choose three of the following words, and show how each can be used as a metaphor by including it in a sentence of your own composition :
Veil, harvest, poison, path, smile
Veil – She tried to veil her intention from us by chatting about other matters.
Harvest – He had made so many enemies that, when he asked for help, he could reap only a harvest of hate.
Poison – He appeared very friendly, but there was a poison in his smile.
Path – His reckless generosity was leading him on the path to poverty.
Smile – The rising moon darted a pale smile of encouragement upon him.
Express the meaning of four of the following proverbs in your own words:
- The pen is mightier than the sword.
- Still water run deep.
- A little learning is dangerous thing.
- Procrastination is the thief of time.
- It never rains but it pours.
- The burnt child shuns the fire.
- More can be archived by writing books than fighting wars.
- He who says little, says much.
- It is easy to come to wrong conclusion if we think ourselves wise when we are in fact ignorant.
- If you put off an unpleasant job for too long, you will suddenly find you are too late to do it.
- Troubles never comes singly.
- Experience prevents us from making the same mistake.