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An irregular verb that keeps on giving… Posted by on Aug 27, 2012

According to a lot of grammarians, the Russian language has only FOUR basic verbs with “irregular conjugations.” Students of Russian may be skeptical of this. And it’s frankly hard to believe that a verb as wacky as (for example) лечь, “to lie down,” is by any stretch of the imagination regular! After all — just…

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I Am In It to Win It Posted by on Aug 9, 2012

The Olympic Games are not over yet. There are still a few medals to win. Yesterday was a particularly good day for российские атлеты (Russian athletes) who won четыре медали (four medals). So let’s talk about why спортсмены со всего мира (athletes from around the world) train so hard; let’s talk about the two…

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