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Book: Contrastive Discourse Analysis

Chapter: Lying as metaphor in a bilingual phraseological corpus (German-Spanish)

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21781


The aim of this chapter is the exploration of the conceptual metaphors that are activated in a set of German and Spanish phraseologisms covering concepts to do with lying, deceit and falsehood. The exploration is based on a bilingual onomasiological corpus that is part of the research project FRASESPAL.

Chapter Contributors

  • Ana Mansilla ( - amansilla)