Posted by **Lee** on Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:12pm.

"Listen, your my prize pupil."

Is he comparing the other person as a prize pupil without using like or as?

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**Chopsticks**, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:15pm
yea i think thats a metaphor

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:17pm
No, it's not a metaphor. The adjective *prize* means "worthy of a prize."

Metaphors compare unlike things -- and that sentence doesn't compare anything.

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**Chopsticks**, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:25pm
ah i thought wrong. Thanks Ms. Sue for pointing that out

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**drwls**, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:31pm
And "your" should be "you're"

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 10:26pm
distraught like a bird that has felt the graze of talons on its wing

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**Claudia**, Sunday, June 21, 2009 at 5:51pm
"...the old man rubbed his bristly white wiskers..."

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