Learning Exercise

Find an Idiom!

Look up a Russia idiom from this book. Think about a similar  American idiom.

What stands out?


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Commenting on similar situations.



Look up an American idiom, either on a web, or find a book .Think of your favorite idiom in American English (or  British English, Canadian English, Austrailan...etc.).

Now look at the Russian idioms.   Can you think of something that's expressed differently but talks about the same (or similar thing/situation)?


Any-pick one or two

Learning Objectives

Understand the idioms and demonstrate appropriate use of an idiomatic expression in Russian-and in American English.