Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Rule #3

Ordinary Life in Russia

Random Russian Idiom

ХОДИТЬ ПО СТРУНКЕ у кого, перед кем

(coll., human.)

  • to obey some person fully and unquestioningly (usually because of fears him) or to obey the rules at some place fully and unquestioningly (usually because one is afraid of the superior, supervisor etc. And the possible negative consequences of unacceptable behavior): one toes the line (the mark) with (for) someone
  • one is on his best behavior with (for) someone
  • one is at someone’s beck and call
  • reduce to servile obedience
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house spirit

Pronunciation for leo jiranzek
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Khachaturian - Sabre Dance (from Gayaneh)
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Профессор жалуется коллеге:
- До чего же глупые у меня студенты. Раз объясняю – не понимают, второй раз объясняю – снова не понимают, третий раз объясняю – сам уже начинаю понимать, а они всё равно не понимают!

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