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Is the word "threaten" regarded as a kind of personification in this sentence?(or something else..) "The clouds threaten rain."
Oct 4, 2016 1:00 PM
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Yes. :)
October 4, 2016
Yes, you could also say "the clouds are menacing," or even "the menacing clouds threaten rain," or "there were dark and threatening clouds overhead." Now that I think about it, in English it is common to personify the sky and the weather.
October 4, 2016
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