To the question of cognitive aspect of the meaning of idioms

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In the article the meaning of idioms is analyzed with reference to the theory of frames and mental spaces. According to cognitive research, linguistic units are conceptually motivated. The idioms are in this case of great interest because of the figurativeness and relation between their actual meaning and image component.

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S M Yusupova

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Lomonosov Moscow State University

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