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    pleasantly surprised

    How do you say

    I am pleasantly suprised to receive your letter.
    Я приятно удивлен получить ваше письмо.

    Thanks is advance
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    The best version is:

    Я был приятно удивлен, получив Ваше письмо.


    Another versions:

    Я приятно удивлен тем, что получил Ваше письмо.
    Я приятно удивлен Вашим письмом.

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    How do you say the following in Russian?

    When I receive your letters, you always make my day sunny and bright.
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Когда я получаю твои письма, мой день становится светлее и ярче.

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    Is this correct?
    Thanks in advance.

    Мои дни грустны и одиноки без тебя.
    My days are sad and lonely without you.
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ursa Major.
    The best version is:

    Я был приятно удивлен, получив Ваше письмо.


    Another versions:

    Я приятно удивлен тем, что получил Ваше письмо.
    Я приятно удивлен Вашим письмом.
    Do you here the slight difference between all of them?

    Я был приятно удивлен, получив Ваше письмо. - I was pleasantly suprised to receive your letter (because I didn't expect it)

    Я приятно удивлен тем, что получил Ваше письмо. - I was pleasantly suprised that I received your letter (because I frankly thought it's impossible to get any mail in this ***hole where I live)

    Я приятно удивлен Вашим письмом. - I was pleasantly suprised by your letter ('cause I didn't think you could write anything exept the slogans at the bathroom doors)

    Something like this.
    Find your inner Bart!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerty
    Quote Originally Posted by Ursa Major.
    The best version is:

    Я был приятно удивлен, получив Ваше письмо.


    Another versions:

    Я приятно удивлен тем, что получил Ваше письмо.
    Я приятно удивлен Вашим письмом.
    Do you here the slight difference between all of them?

    Я был приятно удивлен, получив Ваше письмо. - I was pleasantly suprised to receive your letter (because I didn't expect it)

    Я приятно удивлен тем, что получил Ваше письмо. - I was pleasantly suprised that I received your letter (because I frankly thought it's impossible to get any mail in this ***hole where I live)

    Я приятно удивлен Вашим письмом. - I was pleasantly suprised by your letter ('cause I didn't think you could write anything exept the slogans at the bathroom doors)

    Something like this.
    LOL, thanks for your colorful explanation Gerty

    What about "Мои дни грустны и одиноки без тебя"?
    Is this correct?
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Yes, it's correct. Good job, dude!
    "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read"
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59

    LOL, thanks for your colorful explanation Gerty

    What about "Мои дни грустны и одиноки без тебя"?
    Is this correct?
    Oh, yes! It's correct.
    Find your inner Bart!

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    Just one minute separates our posts! What a pity!
    "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read"
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReDSanchous
    Just one minute separates our posts! What a pity!
    Great minds think alike
    Find your inner Bart!

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    But great hands type faster.
    Водка "Властелин колец": две крепости, 80 градусов. Почувствуй себя гоблином!

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    What of it? Having a great mind is a lot more important than having great hands.
    "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read"
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    Yes, but the power of great mind AND great hands is trully awesome.
    Водка "Властелин колец": две крепости, 80 градусов. Почувствуй себя гоблином!

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    You may be right. It's hard to say.
    "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read"
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    Quote Originally Posted by ponzu
    Yes, but the power of great mind AND great hands is trully awesome.
    Oh yeah, a great mind with hands can always think of a way not to die of one-sided love.
    I've got a TV, and I'm not afraid to use it

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    Don't forget the rest of the phrase,

    Great minds think alike, small minds are all the same.

    Of course-- that does not apply here!

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