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A book of Russian idioms illustrated by M. I Dubrovin

By M. I Dubrovin

The Russian language is very idiomatic. The idioms, half and parcel of the language, upload immensely to its richness. Their style is accounted for by way of the historic improvement of the Russian language. generally Russian idioms are a stumbling block for non-Russian audio system, as they fail to appreciate Russian, either written and spoken, with no the mastery of a adequate variety of idioms, particularly these which take place so much frequently.
This ebook is meant essentially for English talking scholars of Russian who've an information of the necessities of Russian grammar and are conversant in a easy Russian vocabulary.

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57. В К Л А Д Ы В А Т Ь ДУШУ во что-либо vkladyvat' d u s h u То put one's soul into something. To put all one's efforts into an undertaking; to do something whole-heartedly. Л Л\АЛ\Л' Cf. To put one's h e a r t a n d soul into something. 58. В Л Е Т Е Т Ь В К О П Е Е Ч К У vl'et'et' v k o p ' e y e c h k u To fly into a little kopeck. To involve a great expense; to cost a large s u m of money. Cf. To cost a p r e t t y p e n n y . 47 59. В Л Ю Б И Т Ь С Я П О У Ш И vl'ubittsa ро u s h y То fall in love up to one's ears.

68. ВОТ ГДЕ С О Б А К А З А Р Ы Т А vot gd'e sobaka zaryta Here's where the dog is buried. That's t h e m a i n reason, t h e main point; that's w h e r e t h e p r o b l e m lies. Cf. That's t h e h e a r t of t h e m a t t e r ; that's t h e crux of t h e m a t t e r . 52 69. В П И С А Т Ь Н О В У Ю С Т Р А Н И Ц У во что-либо vpisat' novuyu s t r a n i t s u То write a new page into something. To m a k e a discovery; to do s o m e t h i n g outstanding, p r o m i n e n t in s o m e field. Cf.

To h a v e a strong influence on someone; to h a v e a person entirely s u b s e r v i e n t to one's will. Cf. To twist someone a r o u n d one's little finger. 46 Cf. To be u p in the clouds; to g o / b e wool-gathering. 57. В К Л А Д Ы В А Т Ь ДУШУ во что-либо vkladyvat' d u s h u То put one's soul into something. To put all one's efforts into an undertaking; to do something whole-heartedly. Л Л\АЛ\Л' Cf. To put one's h e a r t a n d soul into something. 58. В Л Е Т Е Т Ь В К О П Е Е Ч К У vl'et'et' v k o p ' e y e c h k u To fly into a little kopeck.

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