[at SLO-va saf-SYEM]
(lit. – from the word “at all”) incorrect phrase that is used by young (and not only young) people to emphasize the absence of something
- Денег у него нет, от слова совсем.He has no money at all.
- Дети совершенно не хотят учиться, от слова совсем.The kids absolutely do not want to study, from the word "at all".
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killing (comes from "помрачать ум")
one who cares a lot about his home or household
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unawares, by surprise
with a light steam! (said to somebody who just came out of a bath house)
generally, in fact, as a matter of fact, actually
to get somebody's job (as a result of intrigues)
everything is (not) going well