A book of Russian idioms, illustrated by M. I Dubrovin

By M. I Dubrovin

The Russian language is extremely idiomatic. The idioms, half and parcel of the language, upload immensely to its richness. Their kind is accounted for by means of the historic improvement of the Russian language. in general Russian idioms are a stumbling block for non-Russian audio system, as they fail to appreciate Russian, either written and spoken, with no the mastery of a adequate variety of idioms, particularly these which happen so much frequently.
This publication is meant essentially for English talking scholars of Russian who've an information of the necessities of Russian grammar and are acquainted with a easy Russian vocabulary.

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Heart 58. JIETETb B KOilEE'IKY vl'et'ct' v kop'cyechku To fly into a little kopeck. To involve a great expense; to cost a large sum of money. Cf. To cost a pretty penny. 59. R no YWH vl'ubittsa po ushy Tofall in love up to one's ears. To be deeply enamoured of someone. Cf. To be bead over heels in love. 51 60. BOrHATh xoro-nM6o B KPACKY vognat' v knisku To drive someone inro the dye. To cause someone to b lush from embarrassment. er. To 61. put someone to the blush. tn, icoro-JIK6o 3A HOC vodit' za nos To lead someone by the nose.

H HA 80,LU; OHCAHO vilami na vod'e pisano Written with a pitchfork on the water It's uncertain, not defined, vague; it may or may not come off. Cf. It's still all up in the air. 47 52. IJ;YXE vis'et' v vozdukh'e To be hanging in air. To be undecided (said of a question or matter); to be in an uncertain position (said of a person). Cf. To be in the air. " I -0/ 48 / 1' 53. BHCETL HA BOJIOCKE vis'ct' na volosk'c To be hanging on a hair. To be in ·a perilous state Cf. r. 54. BHCETL HA TEJIE4>0HE vis'ct' na t'el'ef6n'e To be hanging on the telephone.

To be bead over heels in love. 51 60. BOrHATh xoro-nM6o B KPACKY vognat' v knisku To drive someone inro the dye. To cause someone to b lush from embarrassment. er. To 61. put someone to the blush. tn, icoro-JIK6o 3A HOC vodit' za nos To lead someone by the nose. To deceive, delude, mislead someone; to make promises and not keep them. er. To make a fool of someone; to pull/draw the wool over someone's eyes; to lead someone 52 on. 62. 1,0it HE PA30Jlb�WI. vodoy n'e razol'yosh You couldn 't split them apart with water.

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