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    Simple translation to English

    What does the following mean?
    У тебя отлично получается.

    I am guessing that it means "you doing very well", but should not it be written "Ты отлично получаешься"?
    Я взял палку и нож, мелки и бумагу и направился к холмам.

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    Re: Simple translation to English

    Quote Originally Posted by shadow1
    What does the following mean?
    У тебя отлично получается.

    I am guessing that it means "you doing very well", but should not it be written "Ты отлично получаешься"?
    "you are doing it very well".

    "Ты отлично получаешься" makes no sense (although... If an artist is drawing your portrait, and one of your friends sees the portrait, he can say "ты отлично получаешься" meaning the portrait and yourself in the portrait seem to come very good).
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    I think I could think off some examples where the phrase "Ты отлично получаешься" would not sound ridiculous.

    Например, Папа Карло мог говорить так Буратино
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    I think I could think off some examples where the phrase "Ты отлично получаешься" would not sound ridiculous.

    Например, Папа Карло мог говорить так Буратино
    Yes.
    Я попыталась выразить это чуть выше на ужасном английском.
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    Ты отлично получаешься ~ You're being done (made, completed) perfectly )))

    Olya said that it would be appropriate to say so for a painter drawing your portrait, commenting that you're looking good on it But it still sounds strange.

    Оля, не так уж и ужасен твой английский. Хорош прибедняться.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    Оля, не так уж и ужасен твой английский. Хорош прибедняться.
    Это просто моё личное ощущение.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    Оля, не так уж и ужасен твой английский. Хорош прибедняться.
    Это просто моё личное ощущение.
    And, you are right
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    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    Оля, не так уж и ужасен твой английский. Хорош прибедняться.
    Это просто моё личное ощущение.
    And, you are right
    Я не доверяю в этом вопросе тем, кто не English native speaker. Так что отдохни.
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    [quote=Оля]
    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    Quote Originally Posted by "Оля":gtfyvxey
    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    Оля, не так уж и ужасен твой английский. Хорош прибедняться.
    Это просто моё личное ощущение.
    And, you are right
    Я не доверяю в этом вопросе тем, кто не English native speaker. Так что отдохни. [/quote:gtfyvxey]

    Whatever, деточка, whatever
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    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    Whatever, деточка, whatever
    А посодержательнее что-нибудь можешь сказать?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    Whatever, деточка, whatever
    А посодержательнее что-нибудь можешь сказать?
    To you? No!
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    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    To you? No!
    I knew that.
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    Оль, это просто его способ флиртовать с девушками
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