The fireflies blinked like tiny lanterns in the grass.

Meaning: The fireflies were flying around in the grass, and their lights were flashing on and off, like tiny lanterns.

Choice of Words: Fireflies are small insects that can produce light. Blinked means to open and close your eyes quickly. Lanterns are devices that produce light, usually by burning fuel. Grass is a type of plant that grows in fields and lawns.

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