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Sword of Damocles: What Is This Saying and How Can I Use It in Russian?

27 Aug 2021

You may have heard the saying Sword of Damocles being used in English, for example when somebody says that there is a Sword of Damocles hanging over their head. This saying ...
14 May 2021

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Most students of Russian are probably aware that quite a hefty number of English words have crept into the Russian dictionary: ranging from джинсы (jeans) to хедж-фонд (hedge ...
02 May 2019

Today I want to share with you a list of Russian months with their etymology, since it is in my belief that knowing where a word comes from will come in handy in the long run. ...
03 Nov 2016

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There are always some vocab lists that get neglected, and it isn’t until you really need a word that you realize you just don’t know it! One of those lists for me was animal ...