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Sí­miles no formato "as X as Y"

Sí­miles no formato "as X as Y" são comuns (commonplace) em inglês - a lista abaixo contém cerca de 200 dos mais conhecidos sí­miles. Eles aparecem normalmente no formato "as + adjetivo + as + substantivo", onde o adjetivo é uma propriedade que o substantivo todos sabem que tem. Exemplos: escuro como o carvão (as black as coal), branco como a neve (as white as snow). í?¬s vezes os sí­miles rimam, como "as drunk as a skunk" (bêbado como um gambá). Muitos usam aliteração, muitos animais.

As alike as two peas in a pod 
As American as apple pie 
As bald as a coot 
As black as Newgate's knocker 
As black as coal 
As black as pitch 
As black as the Earl of Hell's waistcoat 
As black as the ace of spades 
As black as thunder 
As black as your hat 
As blind as a bat 
As blind as a mole 
As bold as brass 
As boring as a wet weekend in Wigan 
As boring as watching paint dry 
As brave as a lion 
As bright as a button 
As bright as a new pin 
As broad as it is long 
As brown as a berry 
As busy as a beaver 
As busy as a bee 
As busy as a one-armed paper hanger 
As busy as a one-legged arse kicker 
As camp as a row of tents 
As cheap as dirt 
As clean as a whistle 
As clear as a bell
As clear as crystal 
As clear as day 
As clear as mud 
As cold as a well digger's arse 
As cold as a witch's tit 
As cold as any stone 
As cold as blue blazes 
As cold as charity 
As cold as ice 
As common as muck 
As cool as a cucumber 
As crazy as a loon 
As crooked as a dog's hind leg 
As cross as two sticks 
As cunning as a fox 
As cute as a bug's ear 
As cute as a button 
As daft as a brush
As dark as pitch 
As dead as a dodo 
As dead as a doornail 
As dead as mutton 
As deaf as a post
As deaf as a stone
As different as chalk and cheese 
As difficult as nailing jelly to a tree 
As drunk as a lord 
As drunk as a skunk 
As dry as a bone 
As dry as a pommy's bath towel 
As dull as ditchwater 
As dumb as a box of rocks 
As easy as ABC 
As easy as falling off a log 
As easy as pie 
As easy as taking candy from a baby 
As far as the eye can see 
As fast as greased lightening 
As fast as his legs could carry him 
As fine as frog's hair 
As fit as a butcher's dog 
As fit as a fiddle 
As flat as a pancake 
As free as a bird 
As fresh as a daisy 
As fresh as a mountain stream 
As full as a fat lady's sock 
As full as an Alabama tick 
As gentle as a lamb 
As good as gold 
As good as it gets 
As good as new 
As good as your word 
As green as grass 
As happy as a clam 
As happy as a dog with two tails 
As happy as a lark 
As happy as a pig in shit 
As happy as a sandboy
As happy as Larry
As hard as a rock 
As hard as iron 
As heavy as lead 
As helpless as a baby 
As high as a kite 
As honest as the day is long 
As hot as Hades 
As hot as blue blazes 
As hungry as a hunter 
As Irish as Paddy's pig 
As keen as mustard 
As large as life 
As light as a feather 
As long as a month of Sundays 
As long as my arm 
As loose as a goose 
As mad as a bear with a sore head 
As mad as a hatter 
As mad as a March hare 
As mad as a wet hen 
As many chins as a Chinese phone book 
As merry as the day is long 
As mild as milk 
As miserable as sin 
As naked as a jaybird 
As near as dammit 
As neat as a new pin 
As nervous as a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs 
As nervous as a whore in church 
As nice as ninepence 
As nutty as a fruit cake 
As old as Methuselah 
As old as the hills 
As patient as Job 
As pissed as a newt 
As pissed as a rat 
As plain as a pikestaff 
As plain as day 
As plain as the nose on your face 
As playful as a kitten 
As pleased as Punch 
As poor as a church mouse 
As pretty as a picture 
As proud as Punch 
As proud as a peacock 
As pure as the driven slush 
As pure as the driven snow 
As queer as a chocolate orange 
As queer as a nine bob note 
As queer as folk 
As quick as a flash 
As quiet as a mouse 
As rare as hens' teeth
As rare as rocking horse shit 
As red as a beetroot 
As regular as clockwork 
As right as ninepence 
As right as rain 
As safe as houses 
As safe as the Bank of England 
As scarce as hen's teeth 
As sharp as a tack 
As sick as a dog 
As sick as a parrot 
As silent as the grave 
As skinny as a rake 
As slippery as an eel 
As slow as molasses in January 
As sly as a fox 
As small as the hairs on a gnat's bollock 
As smooth as a baby's bottom 
As smooth as silk 
As snug as a bug in a rug 
As sober as a judge 
As solid as a rock 
As sound as a bell 
As stiff as a poker 
As straight as a die 
As straight as an arrow 
As strong as an ox 
As stubborn as a mule 
As sure as God made little green apples 
As sure as eggs is eggs 
As sweet as a nut 
As sweet as pie 
As thick as thieves 
As thick as two short planks
As thin as a rail 
As thin as a rake 
As tight as Dick's hatband 
As tight as a drum 
As tight as a duck's arse 
As tough as old boots 
As true as the day is long 
As ugly as sin 
As useless as a chocolate fireguard 
As useless as a chocolate teapot 
As useless as tits on a boar 
As warm as toast 
As weak as gnat's piss 
As well as can be expected 
As white as a ghost 
As white as a sheet 
As white as snow 
As wise as an owl
 

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