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Analogy

An analogy is the comparison of two similar ideas in order to explain one.

Examples:

This is not considered a good course of action; it would be like throwing the pilot out to make the plane lighter. 
Selling lucky heather around here is like trying to sell sand to the Arabs.
 
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