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what those this mean (figurative language) and the reasoning
1. charile knew he was in trouble before he even asked his friend " so do you think i'm in a jam?"

2. the boys were saved from danger but only by the skin of their teeth.

3. the storm left a blanket of snow throughout the neighborhood.


THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!! :)

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    #1 " in a jam"
    http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/jam

    #2 "skin of teeth"
    http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/by+the+skin+of+teeth

    #3 "Blanket of snow"
    A metaphor is defined as a figure of speech, or something that we use to replace "normal" words in order to help others understand or enjoy our message. For example, we use the phrase "a blanket of snow" to describe a snowfall that covers the ground evenly, as if the snow were a fabric.

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    THANKS SO MUCH

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