Figurative

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Not LiteralPlay
Understand that 'figurative' means the words go beyond their basic meanings to show something more. SlideSaying 'raining cats and dogs' is figurative, not actual pets falling.
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Creative ExpressionPlay
'Figurative' language often involves creativity, using imagination to convey ideas. SlidePoets use figurative speech to paint images in our minds.
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Avoid ConfusionPlay
Make sure the context is right for figurative language to prevent misunderstandings. SlideIn a science class, use literal language for clarity, not figurative.