A figure of speech in which you say something is something else. You compare the qualities of two things within this.
The moon is a balloon, rising into the sky.
When the moon rises, it seems to move gently and steadily upwards. In this metaphor, it is the motion of both objects that we are looking at. Both objects move gently and smoothly upwards.
Anger flooded into her brain.
I was lost in a sea of nameless faces.
'The curtain of fog'.
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