Sentence Examples

  • I discuss various special cases of this conceptual metaphor in my speech.
  • The song used sunshine as a metaphor for joy.
  • Her writing was filled with rich, creative metaphors; she described teachers as fire-breathing dragons, the books on the shelves as vibrant butterflies and the other students as slime-trailing snails.
  • Her art uses metaphor and allegory as a subtle way to introduce difficult topics. 
  • Food is often used as a metaphor for other needs.