Saying hello (and a quick question)

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NJbibliotekar
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Saying hello (and a quick question)

Postby NJbibliotekar » Jul 28th, 17, 18:37

My name is Stephen, and I'd like to say "hi" to everyone here. . .

I took a couple of semesters of Russian twenty five years ago, and because I don't speak in Russian to people frequently, my spoken Russian is horrendous ! I can read Cyrillic just fine, and what I can speak is most frequently improperly accented.

My biggest issue is colloquial expressions. If someone were to come to the public library I work at, and there was a brochure display (like this http://bit.ly/2vecz2L [no endorsement implied, it's just an practical application for this question]) how would write - - Take One - - in Russia ?

I don't want to use Google Translate. . . I've been busted too many time with it !

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Re: Saying hello (and a quick question)

Postby Mashenka » Dec 11th, 18, 10:53

Возьимите эту брошуру.

I'm just going to put that out there, and hopefully another pair of eyes can look at this, and offer some alternatives. Google Translate can be very accurate, and sometimes can be very weird, like rolling the dice. Let's see what happens.


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