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over the years I’ve spent a lot of time deciphering Russian expressions and coming up with passable English translations. I happily crossed them off my mental translation “to do” list and moved on to other, more puzzling problems of modern slang or impenetrable political jargon. But now it turns out that dozens of common expressions are actually part of longer sayings, and the full texts of these sayings change the entire meaning.
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