how to pronounce metaphor

/ˈmɛtəfɔːɹ/

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metaphor is pronounced in three syllables

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mɛtəfɔːɹ

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An example use of metaphor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… come up with a metaphor to use and i use …”

meaning of metaphor

A metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is used in place of another word or phrase to suggest a similarity between the two.

words with pronunciation similar to metaphor

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