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    жить

    Hi!

    Would you tell me how to translate жить in this context? I find it strange to translate it as "to live".

    Женский врач рассказывает, по каким законам живёт женское сексуальное желание.

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    It's a little bit stange, but as far as we talk about something that is part/aspect of living organism or some system (society or economics and so on) "to live" is applicable in russian. It is something like "exists/acts/behaves" here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by George1992 View Post
    Женский врач рассказывает, по каким законам живёт женское сексуальное желание.
    по каким законам живётженское сексуальное желание = how женское сексуальное желание works / what rules женское сексуальное желание obeys
    Thanks for correcting me.

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    how it exists \ operates

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