German translation of 'metaphor'
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Example Sentences Including 'metaphor'
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Another metaphor, another phrase Caught in my throat.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
Both knew that flowers could work as seductive metaphors for other things.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
Perhaps they could be metaphors for one another.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
Well placed metaphors can be one of the most powerful influences for change.Training with N.L.P. (1994)
Doctors once assured patients who suffered brain damage to that hemisphere that theirs was a minor impediment, yet they struggled to understand jokes, metaphors or sarcasm.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He would use metaphors and tell us that we had to figure out what he meant.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I sensed that it might be a metaphor for something, a parable.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It stalks the mind like a scavenging metaphor; like death keeping guard of our bones.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
It was left to the experts to explain the use of metaphor in the songs.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It's a good joke and a metaphor that I had not spotted before.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Maybe maths and metaphors shouldn't mix.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Sport as metaphor is one thing, but sport as a lazy plotting device is quite another.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The death of the pub is a metaphor for something much bigger and sadder in society at large.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
There are times when the cake trick feels a little too like a metaphor for this book.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You could hardly get a more powerful visual metaphor.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Allow us to mix the metaphor just a little.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Bear in mind that dreams work in personal symbols and metaphors; they are rarely literal.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Far more than flags and anthems, food is the metaphor and symbol of where you come from and what you might choose to die for.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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'metaphor' in Other Languages
British English: metaphor NOUN
A metaphor is a way of describing someone or something by showing their similarity with something else. For example, the metaphor "a shining light" describes a person who is very skillful or intelligent.
She uses a lot of metaphors in her writing.
Translation of metaphor from the Collins English to German Dictionary