Intermediate vocabulary exercise: similes

English vocabulary practice exercise for intermediate level.

In this exercise you will practise some common similes.

What is a simile?

A simile is a type of idiom. It likens one thing to another thing.

As cold as ice and as strong as an ox are both examples of similes.

You can see a list of similes here.

Exercise instructions

Choose the best answer to fill the gap in each of the following:

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  1. Alishba - January 17, 2018, 4:39 pm Reply

    Coolllll i got 100% yeahh

  2. Cinderella - May 19, 2018, 9:11 am Reply

    The simile with red should have been “tomato”. No one says red as a beetroot, unless they say beet red.

  3. Azar - October 22, 2018, 7:09 pm Reply

    good work

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