Hyperbole is used to make something sound much more impressive than it really is. Its use is obvious and should not be taken literally.
Hyperbole – Meaning
- He kissed her a thousand times. – He kissed her many times.
- I’m so hungry, I could eat a horse. – I am very hungry.
- This game is taking forever. – This game is taking a long time.
- It was so cold that even the polar bears worn a hat and gloves. – It was very, very cold.