Question and answer
A ______________ generally uses a form of the verb “to be” in a comparison of two unlike things. a. simile c. analogy b. metaphor d. idiom
Simile because it uses the word "like".
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: A ______________ generally uses a form of the verb “to be” in a comparison of two unlike things. a. simile c. analogy b. metaphor d. idiom

Weegy: Simile because it uses the word "like".
debnjerry|Points 54357|

User: In printed form, the Oxford English Dictionary __________________. a. is about the size of a large cookbook c. could not be contained in a single room b. consists of many volumes d. was last published five years ago

Weegy: In printed form, the Oxford English Dictionary consists of many volumes.
vonna79|Points 568|

User: When two words in different languages have the same meaning and are spelled or pronounced similarly, they usually have a common _____________. a. idiom c. metaphor b. root d. etymology

Weegy: The answer is Etymology.
agay18|Points 365|

User: New words have been added to English over time _________________. a. as a result of innovations in English-speaking countries only b. through contact and influence of other cultures and countries c. thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary d. no new words have been added

Weegy: New words have been added to English over time b. through contact and influence of other cultures and countries.
Expert answered|may100|Points 2973|

Question
Asked 1/8/2014 8:20:54 AM
Updated 354 days ago|7/13/2014 8:43:39 AM
1 Answer/Comment
New answers
Rating
3
A METAPHOR generally uses a form of the verb “to be” in a comparison of two unlike things. E.g. "No man is an island".
Added 354 days ago|7/13/2014 8:43:39 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct, not copied, and helpful.
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Early Modern English is the variety of English that _________________. a. we speak today c. looks and sounds a lot like German b. has a lot in common with French d. Shakespeare wrote in
Question
Not Answered
Updated 354 days ago|7/13/2014 8:21:20 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Early Modern English is the variety of English that Shakespeare wrote in.

Added 354 days ago|7/13/2014 8:21:20 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct, not copied, and helpful.
Confirmed by Janet17 [7/13/2014 8:39:42 AM]
21,548,991 questions answered
Popular Conversations
write the number in decimal form:fourteenand eighty-fourhundredths.
Weegy: Fourteen and eighty-four hundredths is 14.84
7/2/2015 6:07:53 AM| 2 Answers
round the decimal number to the nearest tenth:285.429
Weegy: 285.429 is equal to 290.
7/2/2015 6:19:24 AM| 2 Answers
_____________ was the first African American to receive the Nobel ...
Weegy: Ralph Bunch was the first African American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. He won this for his peacemaking ...
7/2/2015 8:14:33 AM| 2 Answers
The sun's photosphere
Weegy: A. corona User: can only be seen during an eclipse
7/2/2015 8:31:49 AM| 2 Answers
peta
7/2/2015 11:32:27 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
1
L
P
1
1
Points 91 [Total 1497]| Ratings 1| Comments 81| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 48 [Total 559]| Ratings 0| Comments 48| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 31 [Total 31]| Ratings 1| Comments 21| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 24 [Total 8404]| Ratings 0| Comments 24| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
Points 13 [Total 9542]| Ratings 0| Comments 13| Invitations 0|Offline
S
R
Points 4 [Total 206]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
P
Points 4 [Total 3563]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 4 [Total 4]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 44]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.