Russian idioms

Two Expressions with the Word время

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Did you know that we have two main expressions with the meaning "time flies" in Russian, время бежит (literally "time runs") and время летит ("time flies")? For example, Да, время летит! Прошло...

Expressions with бог знает

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Did you know that there are many Russian emphatic expressions with the бог знает: бог знает что (something unimaginable, incredible), бог знает куда (very far away), бог знает когда (late...

Five Russian expressions with animals

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Did you know that животное means ‘animal’ in Russian? There are a lot of Russian idioms that mention animals. For example, Не делай из мухи слона! (Don’t make an elephant out of...

Five Russian idioms with the word руки

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Did you know that in Russian there are many idioms with body parts (части тела)? The word руки means hands or arms. Here are five common expressions with the word...

Russian Idioms with body parts

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If you have already learned some Russian, you probably know that Russian idioms can be very confusing. Some Russian teachers try to avoid them, but these phrases are often used...

Five Russian idioms with the word нос

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Did you know that in Russian there are many idioms with body parts (части тела)? The word нос means nose. Here are five common expressions with нос: Водить за нос....

Russian idioms with face parts

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If you have already read our previous article about Russian idioms or learned some Russian, you know that Russian idioms can be very confusing. Today we will look at some...