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A "metaphor" seems to be just the discourse-level result of a conceptual blend. If you're more of a Lakoff-guy, I could see you claiming "metaphor", especially a "conceptual metaphor" to be the same as a conceptual blend. However, I'm not sure if this claim is wrong. Is there a large difference between these two concepts?

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  • $\begingroup$ What is a "conceptual blend"? What is "Lakoff" claiming about these concepts? $\endgroup$ – Seanny123 Jul 18 '17 at 14:42