What does this bag weighs a ton?
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English weigh a toninformal to be very heavy Your bag weighs a ton!
What does getting weighed mean?
intransitive verb. 1 : to have oneself or one’s possessions (such as baggage) weighed especially : to have oneself weighed in connection with an athletic contest. 2 : to bring one’s weight or influence to bear especially as a participant, contributor, or mediator weighed in with an opinion.
What kind of figurative language is a ton?
“I have a ton of homework.” Metaphor– A comparison between two unlike things in which one thing becomes the other.
What is weigh in simple words?
1 : to ascertain the heaviness of by or as if by a balance. 2 : to measure or apportion (a definite quantity) on or as if on a scale. intransitive verb. : to have a certain amount of heaviness : experience a specific force due to gravity. More from Merriam-Webster on weigh.
How do you use weighed in a sentence?
Weighed sentence example
- The heaviest nodule weighed over 20 tons. …
- The words made him smile but weighed on her. …
- Wynn’s warning weighed heavier on her thoughts. …
- In the meantime, killing dealers he used to consider colleagues or allies weighed heavily on his emotions at a time when he needed to think clearly.
What type of word is weighed?
weigh verb (HEAVINESS)
to have a heaviness of a stated amount, or to measure the heaviness of an object: Yesterday a satellite weighing 15 tons was successfully placed in orbit. She weighs herself every week on the scales in the bathroom. Your luggage must be weighed before it is put on the aircraft.
How many figures of speech are there?
The five major categories. In European languages, figures of speech are generally classified in five major categories: (1) figures of resemblance or relationship, (2) figures of emphasis or understatement, (3) figures of sound, (4) verbal games and gymnastics, and (5) errors.
What are 5 examples of personification?
Common Personification Examples
- Lightning danced across the sky.
- The wind howled in the night.
- The car complained as the key was roughly turned in its ignition.
- Rita heard the last piece of pie calling her name.
- My alarm clock yells at me to get out of bed every morning.