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xxxstonexxx
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simile

Post by xxxstonexxx » Tue May 19, 2009 4:27 pm

Can anyone help an overworked father with some children home work

What is the correct english color similes

as red as .....
as violet as....
as orange as....
as blue as .....
as indigo as.....

any heeeelp appreciated!!!

hermit
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Re: simile

Post by hermit » Wed May 20, 2009 9:51 am

hi xstonex - these will work.

as red as a beet

as violet as an iris

as orange as a tiger lily

as blue as the sky

as indigo as a bunting (bird)

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Re: simile

Post by ETutor » Wed May 20, 2009 6:24 pm

As red as a rose
As violet as a plum
As orange as a carrot
As blue as the ocean
As indigo as a grape

Hope this helps!
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hermit
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Re: simile

Post by hermit » Wed May 20, 2009 7:19 pm

etutor - fine - especially plum, carrot, and grape.

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Re: simile

Post by xxxstonexxx » Wed May 20, 2009 8:56 pm

thank you all for your kind response


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