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    Please translate this sentence

    I was watching one of my all time favorite movies, and the main character said something along the lines of "don't move" in Russian. But it sounds nothing like anything I've ever heard before.

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    Ни с места! It means "don't move!"
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    Thank you so, so much Marcus!

    Quick question: is that slang or something? I've never heard that before.
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    It is the most common phrase for such a situation. Quite literary. The guy speaks with accent BTW.
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    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    Quote Originally Posted by it-ogo View Post
    It is the most common phrase for such a situation. Quite literary. The guy speaks with accent BTW.
    Okay. Thanks! What's the difference between:

    Ни с места!

    аnd

    Не перемещайте!
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    Ни с места! - Don't move!

    Не перемещайте! - "Don't transfer ..." (object is missed).

    Не перемещайтесь! - "Don't transfer yourself!" It is closer to "Don't move" but sounds bizarre and can mean something like "Don't walk around as you break my meditation."
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    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    Quote Originally Posted by it-ogo View Post
    Ни с места! - Don't move!

    Не перемещайте! - "Don't transfer ..." (object is missed).

    Не перемещайтесь! - "Don't transfer yourself!" It is closer to "Don't move" but sounds bizarre and can mean something like "Don't walk around as you break my meditation."
    Lol thank you! And that is why you do not trust Google Translate!

    What I have an issue with, is how could I have ever found this phrase without you guys? Things like Rosetta Stone don't teach you "Do not move."
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    I beg to mention that "ни с места" is often used by police officers, and can simply mean "freeze!" .

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    Would police officers say "Стой!" with the same meaning as "Ни с места!"?

    Also, incidentally, how do you say "Hands up!" or "Put your hands in the air!" in the sense that a cop would? (And would a DJ at a disco use a different expression to say "Put your hands in the air!"?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric C. View Post
    I beg to mention that "ни с места" is often used by police officers, and can simply mean "freeze!" .
    Being a native English speaker, and learning Russian, where would I find these phrases?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Throbert McGee View Post
    Would police officers say "Стой!" with the same meaning as "Ни с места!"?
    Yes, pretty much. "Стоять!" also.

    Quote Originally Posted by Throbert McGee View Post
    Also, incidentally, how do you say "Hands up!" or "Put your hands in the air!" in the sense that a cop would? (And would a DJ at a disco use a different expression to say "Put your hands in the air!"?)
    "Руки вверх!" or "Руки так чтобы я их видел!" ("Put your hands in the way so that I can see them" literally). I ain't sure what a DJ would say, I believe it would be something similar to just "Руки вверх". By the way, from what I know there even was a Russian band named "Руки вверх" ("Hands up" literally) in the 1990s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RusskiySnaiper View Post
    Being a native English speaker, and learning Russian, where would I find these phrases?
    I ain't quite sure... The only thing I can suggest is watching Russian movies, Russian youtube videos, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric C. View Post
    I ain't quite sure... The only thing I can suggest is watching Russian movies, Russian youtube videos, etc.
    Well where did you learn it?

    I just watched a full Russian movie and it didnt do a single thing as I don't speak Russian.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Throbert McGee View Post
    Would police officers say "Стой!" with the same meaning as "Ни с места!"?
    They would say "Стоять!" most likely. "стой" - might be used if there is one person that must be stopped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Throbert McGee View Post
    (And would a DJ at a disco use a different expression to say "Put your hands in the air!"?)
    There are three most typical phrases:
    1. Поднимите Ваши руки!
    2. Я не вижу Ваших рук!
    3. Пут йо хэндс ап ин зе эер!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Throbert McGee View Post
    Also, incidentally, how do you say "Hands up!" or "Put your hands in the air!" in the sense that a cop would?
    Руки в гору!



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    Quote Originally Posted by BappaBa View Post
    Руки в гору!
    This is in Ukrainian actually.
    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    Хенде хох!

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