The way to remember a simile is to remember AS___ AS___ is A Simile. This would be a metaphor because it's comparing disfavor to a hole you can fall into.
A simile is a comparison that uses the words 'like' or 'as.' An example of a simile is: A heavy rainstorm fell on the mountain like an avalanche of water.
Yes, anything using like or as that compares things, such as spry and rain, is a simile. Hope that helps!
No, Thomas Hooker did not invent the trombone. He was actually a puritan preacher who fell into disfavor among his peers in England. He moved out of England to Holland for a time until he decided to try his luck in the New World. He lived in Massachusetts but he fell into disfavor once again and moved with his followers to Hartford, Connecticut. So, he actually was a founder of Hartford. For more information, please see the Related Links below.
Big trees fell like toothpicks when Paul Bunyan swung his axe
It means in disfavor or in trouble.
dislike, disfavor, unwillingness, antipathy
Verb: Desaprobar Noun: Desaprobación
Some samples of simile for the word piteously: He walked as piteously as a convict on his way to death row. As the snow fell, she stood as piteously as the girl holding out matches to passers by. He cried as piteously as a lamb that's lost his mother.
It is a simile.