Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Rule #6

Ordinary Life in Russia

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ПЕРЕМЫВАТЬ (МЫТЬ) КОСТОЧКИ кому, чьи

(coll., human.)

  • to talk unkindly about someone behind his back, discuss and criticize someone’s behavior in detail: pick (tear) someone to pieces
  • gossip about someone
  • be dishing the dirt about someone < The phrase originates in the ancient custom of giving a deceased person a second burial. While performing the customary ritual of washing the exhumed remains, i.e. the bones («косточки»), in preparation for reburial, people recalled and spoke of the deceased.
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СИНИЙ

[sinij]

blue, navy

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Анжелика Варум - “Осенний джаз”
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Стоит наркоман в автобусе.
- Кто потерял 10 рублей?
Молчание.
- Кто потерял 10 рублей?
Молчание.
- Так кто потерял 10 рублей?
Бабулька:
-Ой, кажется, это я потеряла.
Наркоман:
-Так что ж ты стоишь? Ищи!!

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