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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".
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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".
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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".
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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
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Early Modern English is the variety of English that Shakespeare wrote in.

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