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What Is In Your Bag Posted by on Dec 10, 2020

Backpack

Today I could not find a screwdriver for a long time until I remembered that it was in my purse. There were also lost earrings that I last put on at the beginning of the COVID period. There are so many different things in a woman’s bag that you will never believe that they will…

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Russian For Farming Posted by on Aug 30, 2017

grain

Do you like gardening, or perhaps you farm for a living? Then you would probably like to know how to talk about growing things in Russian. This post will list a few common farming words to get you started. Сад Сад translates as a garden or an orchard and is an important word for agriculture…

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Verbs with Prefixes: Писать Posted by on Oct 8, 2015

It appears that our verbs with prefixes series has been successful. In this series, we take a common Russian verb and discuss its derivatives formed by adding a prefix to the original verb. Be sure to check out previous posts in this series: брать and играть. This time, we will look at a verb…

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Could I get a volunteer from the audience? Posted by on Sep 5, 2012

A couple months ago, I agreed to do some volunteer work for my sister’s church. I’m not religious, but my sister and her husband are католики (“Roman Catholics”), and they requested some help making art for “Vacation Bible School” — i.e., a week-long summer program of religious education for children at the church, including my…

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Talking on the Phone – In Russian! Posted by on Aug 3, 2012

If you are learning Russian, it is a great idea to cultivate friendships with русскоговорящие [Russian speakers]. Your Russian friends will be thrilled that you are learning Russian and can help you learn new words and phrases. When I was за границей [abroad], I made friends with a few Russians who were also studying…

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