[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".
More from "Common Russian phrases"
to dream of, to want something very much (lit: to sleep and dream)
to lie regardless of the consequences, recklessly, desperately
to catch oneself thinking
to lose one's head over love
with a light steam! (said to somebody who just came out of a bath house)
hint (lit. laying, training, aiming)
to be out of one's mind for something of somebody
to take a drink to cure a hangover, to take a hair of the dog that bit you