Animal Metaphors

ANIMAL METAPHORS

Nadežda R. Silaški *University of BelgradeFaculty of Economics ANIMAL METAPHORS IN SOME BUSINESS-RELATED TERMS IN ENGLISH Here are some examples of metaphorical terms for different kinds of investors, together with the conceptual mappings on which they are based: lemming – lemmings are known for periodic mass migrations that occasionally end in drowning → an investor …

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ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS

ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS IN ENGLISH AND PERSIANFakhteh NakhavaliFerdowsi University of Mashhad The semantic features of some certain animals in Persian, English, and some other languages PigWorthless, unclean, disobedient, greedy, lazy, troublesomeTo show some thing impossible happens.Unclean, worthless, cruel, loyal, ungrateful, vagrancy,disobedient crazy, inattention, regret, miserable. DogWorthless, cruel, worthy, ungrateful, uncleanness, loyalty,guarding miserable.Tricky, cunning, ungrateful, worthless, shamelessness, …

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