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"Like" Similes #1

Fill the blanks in these similes.
Last updated: March 07, 2018
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Simile
Like two peas in a pod
Fit like a glove
Like a fish out of water
Like a kid in a candy store
Like a chicken with its head cut off
Like a bat out of hell
Like watching paint dry
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Work like a charm
Like a cat on a hot tin roof
Go over like a lead balloon
Make like a tree and leave
Make like a banana and split
Cut like a knife
Grow like a weed
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Sell like hotcakes
Like rats abandoning a sinking ship
Avoid like the plague
Sleep like a log
Sing like a canary
Smoke like a chimney
Mind like a steel trap
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level 58
Oct 15, 2013
I always heard sink like a rock. "Like lambs to the slaughter, their drinking the water and breathing the air" -Tom Lehrer Pollution.
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level 58
Jan 20, 2014
Also, "lamb to the slaughter" is used several times in the Bible, so even if you take the King James version, it has quite an antiquity!
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level 70
May 14, 2017
A Tom Lehrer reference!!! That made my day, BlackLab!

" 'The Lord's our shepherd,' says the Psalm
But just in case...we better get a bomb!"
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level 75
Mar 27, 2018
I'm betting that in Mr. Lehrer's rendition, all the words are spelled correctly!
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level 67
Jul 17, 2018
What about their drinking and breathing?
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level 70
Oct 15, 2013
Just in case you weren't aware, quizmaster, just because a phrase has the word "like" in it doesn't make it a simile.
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level 58
Jan 20, 2014
All of these are similes though, so the QM is correct in that.
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level 73
Feb 4, 2014
Like for real. The quizmaster is like totally like awesome.
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level 33
Oct 16, 2013
It should be make like a tree and get out of here =P
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level 69
Apr 28, 2014
Whaaaaaat?
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level 66
Mar 7, 2018
Back to the Future
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level 64
Mar 8, 2018
Lukutiss is making a funny reference to Back to the Future when a character called Biff says the above, and he sounds like a goof when doing it..
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level 47
Jan 10, 2016
Haha! I loved that movie! I'm about to watch it!
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level 84
Mar 7, 2018
Make like an exorcist and get the hell out of here.
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level 78
Jul 31, 2018
Make like a baby and head out! :)
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level 44
Aug 1, 2014
I kept waiting for "piss like a racehorse."
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level 76
Feb 15, 2016
lol :)
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level 34
Feb 15, 2016
I've heard make like a leaf and leave
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level 72
Feb 15, 2016
Could "Spread like the plague" work? (That's a real question, I'm not English...)
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level 52
Feb 15, 2017
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level 77
Mar 8, 2018
Same here.
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level 72
Mar 12, 2018
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level 50
Aug 13, 2018
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level 75
Aug 13, 2018
That's the only thing I could think of, but when I saw the answer I realized it was the correct one. It's "spread like wildfire", not the plague.
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level 10
Nov 23, 2017
I always thought it was sleep like a rock, not log. I always heard it as rock
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level 68
Jan 12, 2018
You could consider adding "like a bull in a china shop."
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level 66
Mar 7, 2018
Make like a fetus and head out
Make like a Tom and Cruise
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level 68
Mar 1, 2019
I haven't heard either of those before, but they're clever!
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level 76
Mar 9, 2018
I've always heard "like a baby in a candy store"
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level 67
Mar 13, 2018
Could you be a bit more lenient with the tenses? Accept "slept" and "smoking" for example.
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level 64
Mar 17, 2018
Make like a cell and split? Make like a boy band and split? No? Oh, well...
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level 49
Aug 13, 2018
I was thinking "spread like the plague" for a while, then realized I was combining the "plague" bit with "spread like wildfire."
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level 59
Aug 14, 2018
Got all but the steel trap one.
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level 57
Aug 15, 2018
Thank you. We were wondering.....
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level 67
Aug 17, 2018
Shouldn't it be "fits like a glove" and "works like a charm", instead of dropping the s?
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level 67
Sep 25, 2018
Where's "Like oh ma Gaw-awd"?
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level 67
Sep 25, 2018
What is their comparison there anyway?
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level 27
Jan 18, 2019
It's spread like the plague
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