Teaching metaphor tip of the day: quantity

Posted by on April 20, 2011

Look at the Metaphor Box for quantity in Macmillan Dictionary.

1 Can you think of other words and phrases that express the same metaphorical ideas as the ones we have shown?

2 Now think of how you could refer to increases and decreases in quantities or amounts without using any metaphorical meanings.

Note: the answers to the exercises will be posted at the end of this week.

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