||like new, in mint condition
||For Sale: 1999 Mazda Miata, red, all options, low km, as new.
|as plain as day
||easy to see, clearly visible, in broad daylight
||I saw it, as plain as day - Bigfoot - not twenty feet away!
|as plain as the nose on your face
||very easy to see or understand, very clear, crystal clear
||We have photos of the earth from outer space that prove the earth is round. It's as plain as the nose on your face!
|as poor as a church mouse
||very poor, having little, the wolf is at the door
||How can they refuse to help her? She's as poor as a church mouse.
|as right as rain
||(See right as rain)
|as scarce as hen's teeth
||rare, uncommon, not many of them
||Country doctors are as scarce as hen's teeth.
|as sick as a dog
||very sick, very ill, as sick as a parrot, in sick bay
||Barry can't come to practice. He's sick as a dog!
|as sick as a parrot
||very, very sick; on your deathbed, sicker than a dog
||Samuel's voice sounds weird because he's as sick as a parrot.
|as slow as a dead snail
||unbeatable in slowness
||He writes as slow as a dead snail, only a word or two per day!
|as slow as molasses in January
||only a dead snail is slower
||The tortoise is very slow - as slow as molasses in January.