Can You Find 27 Figure Of Speech Examples In This Cartoon?

A bit of fun for my last reblog today … 🙂

Here are 27 figure of speech examples in illustrated form. Can you find all of them and use the correct figurative expression? A fun challenge for word lovers.

Source: Can You Find 27 Figure Of Speech Examples In This Cartoon?

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She’s a shadow of her former self.
Joke is on you.

Alex Scott

Put your best foot forward.
From Rags to Riches.


How about Pigeon Headed?


sing like a bird perhaps?


Kick the bucket Crowing about something Cat got your tongue All eggs in one basket Cold feet Silver spoon in the mouth Served on a silver platter Can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs Ace up his sleeve Cards close to his chest Red herring Spill the beans Piece of cake Time flies Hit the nail on the head Wears his heart on his sleeve Joker in the pack Bug in the ear Cherry on top Shoe on the wrong foot / pull up socks Big cheese Tied up in knots In a nutshell A thing of shreds and patches… Read more »


1. Born with a silver spoon 2. Ace up my sleeve 3. All eggs in a basket 4. Tie in knots 5. Kicking the bucket 6. Carrying my heart on my sleeve 7. Joker in the pack 8. Make ends meet 9. Crowing about (something) 10. End of my tether 11. Getting Cold feet 12. Pull up your socks 13. Be a patch on (something) 14. Worm out (of a situation) 15. Cherry topping 16. In tatters 17. Red herring 18. Spill the beans 19. Bald as a cue ball 20. Bald as a coot 21. Holding the cat by… Read more »


# 22. “ Can’t” make an Omelette without breaking an egg

Aditya Mohan Kondamudi

Served on a platter?


Don’t keep all the eggs in one basket
Born with a silver spoon
Wearing heart on the sleeve
Time flies
Kicking the bucket
Ace up his sleeve
Keeping cards close to his chest
A red herring
A Piece of cake
Spill the beans
nail struck in the head
Cherry on the top
Cannot make an omelette without breaking an egg

Staci Troilo

Gah! I don’t have time to do this now, but I’m going to take a quick peek, anyway!