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Seeing = understanding

คำถามจากคุณผู้ชมชาวไทยประจำวันนี้เป็นเรื่องเกี่ยวกับ คำอุปมา ค่ะ ตามชานและแคลร์ไปรู้จักสี่คำอุปมาภาษาอังกฤษ ในหัวข้อเกี่ยวกับการมองเห็นและความเข้าใจกันค่ะ
Today's question from Thailand is about metaphors - join Sian and Clare to learn four common English metaphors on the theme of seeing as understanding.

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การมองเห็น = ความเข้าใจ

Which is the correct phrase to mean: 'I understand what you are saying!' 

a) I get the photo
b) I get the image
c) I get the picture

Watch the video to find out! You'll find the answer below :)

Watch the video.

4 common metaphors on the theme of seeing = understanding

I see! 
I understand what you are saying

  • "Mai is quite upset today so you need to be careful when you talk to her "
    " I see."

I get the picture
I understand the meaning of the situation - I don't need any more explanation.

  • You don't need to say anything else. I get the picture.

Open your eyes!
Realise the truth about something

  • Open your eyes - they aren't your real friends!

shed some light on (something)
make something less confusing

  • My favourite glass has been broken - can you shed some light on what happened?  

To do

Now do this fun quiz to see how much you remember :)

Metaphors quiz

3 Questions

Can you answer these questions to see how well you can use these metaphors!

Parabéns! Você completou o exercício.
Excellent! Excelente! Bad luck! Você acertou:
x / y

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  • I see! 
    I understand what you are saying

    I get the picture
    I understand the meaning of the situation - I don't need any more explanation.

    Open your eyes!
    Realise the truth about something

    shed some light on (something)
    make something less confusing