Help with Rhetorical devices?

What type of rhetorical device do you think this sentence is?: "The students gorged themselves on studying"

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  • martin
    Lv 7
    8 months ago
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    This is a comparison between eating and studying, so it's a metaphor, and also hyperbole or exaggeration.

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  • RP
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    It is an implied comparison of study with eating; specifically, a metaphor.

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