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A concordance-based study of metaphoric expressions used by general practitioners and patients in consultation.

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BACKGROUND: All languages use metaphoric expressions; some deliberately chosen, some (for example, 'digesting information') not usually perceived as metaphoric. Increasingly, it is suggested metaphoric expressions constrain the way we conceptualise the world, as well as being a means of achieving stylistic effect. AIM: To study metaphoric expressions used by doctors and patients in general practice. DESIGN OF STUDY: Concordance-based language analysis of spoken data. METHOD: A database conta...

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Journal:
British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners More from this journal
Volume:
52
Issue:
475
Pages:
114-118
Publication date:
2002-02-01
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:122592
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uuid:0cba22cc-54d6-4f32-b4a5-3ef0b26781cc
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pubs:122592
Source identifiers:
122592
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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