Saturday, March 18, 2006

Cliché: you snooze, you loose

Meaning: stay alert or you’ll loose your edge. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: fall sleep, miss the joke
Rewrite 2:
doze at the wheel, miss the curven2
Rewrite 3: look away, lose your way
Rewrite 4: close your
lids, lose your kids

Comment: Since this is a metaphor, we can consider other ways of “snoozing,” like becoming distracted, resting your eyes, looking away, and so on.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”:
Fly Fishing Clichés: “Things to say and know to be a fly fisherman!”

Note: By providing links to other websites I am only showing you what is out there about clichés – I am not endorsing any content or opinion expressed there.

Check out the searchable
alphabetical list of all my cliché rewrites available in the archive list at the right.

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