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Is "nearly dragged" a hyperbole or comparison?

she nearly dragged me into my life's path

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Hyperbole. I think. (:

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Thanks, thats what I think it is also.
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I mean.. It's not a very good example but out of those two that is what I would pick.
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A hyperbole is an over-exaggeration (i.e. millions of ants, billions of people). A comparison is usually a metaphor (i.e. The lion of a man...) or a simile (i.e. hot as the sun). That is neither.

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Sequence is the only other option and I dont think that is the correct one either. I think I am going to go with hyperbole. Seems reasonable. Thanks.
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"She nearly dragged me into my life's path" is a hyperbole. The word dragged is an exaggeration. Hyperbole is a figure of speech that is an exaggeration and it is used to show statements that are not literally true.

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Thank you. I chose hyperbole and it was correct. This really sums it up though. Ha, trying to re-learn 7th grade homework is an absolute challenge. :)
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