July 01, 2019

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Russians have a sense of time that can often leave foreigners puzzling. So we decided to look at some colloquial expressions about time. Read the phrases below, their literal translation, and the sample usage. Then try to sort them into the appropriate time categories that they signify (listed at just below).

 

___       Одна нога здесь,  другая там. (Lit. One foot/leg  here, one there. E.g. Сходи в магазин! Да побыстрее: ...)


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