prepositions "о" / "про"

Why do we use this case here? And this verb? What rule should I use here?
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prepositions "о" / "про"

Postby smart888 » Apr 26th, 15, 20:43

Hi!

I've noticed that in Russian there are two prepositions to say "about": о and про (о жизни / про жизнь). Is there any difference between them apart from the case?

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Re: prepositions "о" / "про"

Postby LoveMyRussia » May 28th, 15, 17:43

hi,
I see no difference, but I'd say that kids use mainly ПРО (you know, they always ask parents to tell them about something), while literate adults opt for O


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