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    a few simple words/phrases

    Can somebody help me translate these?
    I am a little to drunk to look up these words so I figure I might as well give you guys some practice.

    1. Are you open/closed?
    I walked into the store and nobody was there except a clerk. So I wanted to ask the clerk if they were open.

    2. I am full/stuffed.
    After a big meal.

    3. Enjoy/Enjoy your meal
    What a waiter says after setting the main course of a meal in front of you.

    4. Reserved.
    There was on a sign on a table.

    Thanks in advance.
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    1. Are you open/closed? Вы открыты/закрыты? or Вы работете/не работаете?
    I walked into the store and nobody was there except a clerk. So I wanted to ask the clerk if they were open.

    2. I am full/stuffed. - Я наелся. or Я сыт.
    After a big meal.

    3. Enjoy/Enjoy your meal - Приятного аппетита
    What a waiter says after setting the main course of a meal in front of you.

    4. Reserved. - Стол заказан or Стол забронирован.
    There was on a sign on a table.
    English Edition

    В обычных странах церковь отделена от государства, а в России - от Бога.

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    Also 4. Стол зарезервирован.
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    Re: a few simple words/phrases

    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    2. I am full/stuffed.
    After a big meal.
    я переел.
    Я так наелся.
    Quant'

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    я ТАК нажрался
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    Я объелся.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    я ТАК нажрался
    It means "I got so drunk" as well :)

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    How do you say the following in Russian?

    "This seems unnatural to me"
    My guess: Это мне кажется неестественным.

    "This sounds unnatural to me"
    My guess: Это мне звучит неестественным.

    This phrase may come in handy.

    Заранее большое спасибо.
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    "This seems unnatural to me"
    My guess: Это мне кажется неестественным.
    Perfect.

    "This sounds unnatural to me"
    My guess: Это мне звучит неестественным.
    "Для меня это звучит неестественно"
    My English isn't so good, зато с русским все в порядке ))
    I'll be very thankful, if you correct my mistakes.

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    Re: a few simple words/phrases

    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    Can somebody help me translate these?
    I am a little to drunk to look up these words so I figure I might as well give you guys some practice.
    What a horrible sentence. I don't like the Americans' over use of the word "figure". And "guys", yuck. Even if I were drunk I wouldn't let my English slip to that level :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by pranki
    "Для меня это звучит неестественно"
    That reminds me of something. I heard that when people say "естественно", they shorten it up to "есесвенно" or something, just so they don't have to say so many letters.

    See even Russians don't like to say all those letters!

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    I looked up the word "unnatural" in my dictionary and it also said "противоестественный"

    So can you also say?

    Это мне кажется противоестественным.
    This seems unnatural to me.

    Or is the meaning different?
    Or does it sound unnatural?
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    I looked up the word "unnatural" in my dictionary and it also said "противоестественный"

    So can you also say?

    Это мне кажется противоестественным.
    This seems unnatural to me.

    Or is the meaning different?
    Or does it sound unnatural?
    противоестественно - against your nature, almost perverted
    неестественно - does not in accord with your nature, awkward

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    "Мистер Гэндальф только не делайте со мной ничего противоестественного!" (Братва и кольцо вроде)

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    Quote Originally Posted by net surfer
    "Мистер Гэндальф только не делайте со мной ничего противоестественного!" (Братва и кольцо вроде)
    Я тоже вспомнила именно эту цитату ))) В оригинале он просит не превращать его в лягушку, если я правильно помню.

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    У дураков мысли сходятся :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by net surfer
    У дураков мысли сходятся :)
    GMTA ;)

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