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    Help with a sentence, please?

    I had a friend from Russia who I chatted with in MSN. We lost touch and each of us removed eachother from our contact list. We talked again in another forum yesterday, and I asked my friend if I can send him some funny video clips via MSN. He said ok, and would put me on his list again.

    He sent me this message when he added me:

    меня давай в другой раз

    When I translate that, it sounds like "give me another time [chance]", but it is not like we ever had a fight or something. I am thinking that maybe he thought I would be online, but since I was not, he was saying "send me [the clips] another time".

    Any thoughts from the context I mentioned?

    Thank you!
    Ethan

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    меня давай в другой раз
    Means "You can give me the videos another time"

    Strange that he would say меня, though.

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    Ahhhh, ok that makes sense. would the sentence still be ok if he did not have the "menya" there? I am wondering if he started to type something else, and forgot to erase that word.

    Well, thank you for the response. I appreciate very much.

    Ethan

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    No, he would of wanted to use the dative form of "me": мне and not the accusative: меня
    But in MSN anything is allowed, grammar comes second!
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    ok. thanks.

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