Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
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Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.