Cartoon-Illustrated Metaphors: Idioms, Proverbs, Cliches and Slang
Environmental Design & Research Ctr, Nov 10, 2004 - Reference - 112 pages
"CARTOON-ILLUSTRATED METAPHORS: Idioms, Proverbs, Cliches and Slang" gives you accurate definitions, origins and usages of metaphors that you will easily understand and apply with clarity and precision.This book is intended to help people who want to "spice up" the way they talk. It is especially effective for people whose native languages are not English. Verbal metaphors used in appropriate contexts can serve business, social, psychological and cultural purposes. Each metaphor occupies one page which makes learning consistent and easy. Each page has a cartoon and a text portion that consists of four categories of information: meaning, alternative, origin and usage. People evaluate you by your conversational skill! Your conversational skill can be directly linked to your career advancement, income level and social standing. To move up, your conversational skill must surpass that of your co-workers. People perceive the level of your intelligence, education and capabilities by how you express yourself in conversion. Get the help from CARTOON-ILLUSTRATED METAPHORS: Idioms, Proverbs, Cliches and Slang. Clear your path to success! If you cannot express your ideas eloquently, you can appear as lack of competence and qualification. Impress your audience with "your metaphors" in the right context. Get "your metaphors" from CARTOON-ILLUSTRATED METAPHORS: Idioms, Proverbs, Cliches and Slang. Your conversational expressions will have pin-point accuracy! You will learn from CARTOON-ILLUSTRATED METAPHORS: Idioms, Proverbs, Cliches and Slang the accurate definitions, origins and usage of "your metaphors," and apply them with clarity and precision.
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List of Metaphors
Achilles Heel 9 Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining
Armed to the Teeth 15 Fish in Troubled Waters
Basket Case 21 Get Ones Foot in the Door
Big Fish in a Small Pond 27 Live and Let Live
Bring to a Head 33 No Holds Barred
Cant See the Forest for the Trees 39 Pandoras Box
Cook Someones Goose 45 Safety in Numbers
Ear to the Ground 57 White Elephant
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