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Pīnyīn
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HSK
to compare / to liken to / metaphor / analogy / figure of speech / figuratively
HSK 6
it goes without saying / it is self-evident
HSK 6
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surname Yu
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to describe sth as / an analogy / a simile / a metaphor / an allegory
understood by everyone (idiom); well known / a household name
metaphor
to be impervious to reason (idiom) / unreasonable
parable / allegory / satire
metaphor
another name for 古今小說|古今小说, Stories Old and New by Feng Menglong 馮夢龍|冯梦龙
metonymy
figurative meaning (of a word)
analogy / metaphor / simile
inexpressible (idiom)
to inform / to convince
simile
to reason with sb
to borrow the past as a model for the present
to describe / to put into words
metonymy
computer metaphor
to refer to oneself as
to use sth as a metaphor
synecdoche
oxymoron


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