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Re: use of " like a..." in lyrics

Post by boatrider » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:41 pm

FM, I love the Pat Pattison link . ...thanks!
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Re: use of " like a..." in lyrics

Post by AnthonyCeseri » Mon May 28, 2012 9:08 pm

The answer to your question is at the bottom of this article, in the "Simile" section...

http://patpattison.com/makingmetaphors/

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Re: use of " like a..." in lyrics

Post by AnthonyCeseri » Mon May 28, 2012 9:21 pm

oh, sorry - just realized someone already posted that... d'oh!

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Re: use of " like a..." in lyrics

Post by Mark Kaufman » Mon May 28, 2012 9:52 pm

boatrider wrote: does anyone have any opinions on the use of the words " like a ..." when describing metaphors

Works like a charm for me!

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Re: use of " like a..." in lyrics

Post by AnthonyCeseri » Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:29 pm

Mark Kaufman wrote:
boatrider wrote: does anyone have any opinions on the use of the words " like a ..." when describing metaphors

Works like a charm for me!
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Re: use of " like a..." in lyrics

Post by BruceBrown » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:48 pm

Worked out ok for Bob Seeger. Like A Rock. Go for it.
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Re: use of " like a..." in lyrics

Post by CabDriver » Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:01 pm

BruceBrown wrote:Worked out ok for Bob Seeger. Like A Rock. Go for it.
I agree. Other artists that had minor or major hits with 'like a' in the title are:

Like A Bird - George Morgan
Like A Boss - Slim Thug
Like A Boy - Ciara
Like A Child - Julie Rogers
Like A Fool - Dottie West
Like A Ghost - Ignatius Jones
Like A Pimp - David Banner
Like A Star - Cynthia
Like A Stone - Audioslave
Like A Playa - L.a. Ganz
Like A Baby - James Brown
Like A Sad Song - John Denver
Like A Tiger - Michael Zager
Like A Woman - Tony Rich Project
Like A Hurricane - Marie
Like A Merry-Go-Round - Liz Anderson
Like A Sunday Morning - Lana Cantrell
Like A Prayer - Madonna
Like A Virgin - Madonna

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