does чайник mean "dummy"?

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does чайник mean "dummy"?

Postby lilith35 » Aug 17th, 15, 14:30

Привет!

Чайник usually means "a kettle" but you can see it in phrases like "математика для чайников" / йога для чайников etc. so I'm guessing from the context that it also means something like "dummy / stupid". Is my guess correct?

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Re: does чайник mean "dummy"?

Postby vokalistov » Aug 17th, 15, 20:38

That's right

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Re: does чайник mean "dummy"?

Postby lilith35 » Aug 18th, 15, 13:03

thanks!


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