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    Force the subject.

    Hey everyone! I just had another little Vopros that I was hoping you could help me with I was wondering how you would say something like, " He made me," or even, "he makes me" followed by the infinitve of the verb.

    In the sense of, " He makes me happy," or maybe like, " He made me pay for the food he wanted." I looked it up in the dictionary, but the translation I got was basically like "forced" and I don't really see that connotation in this.

    So basically kak skazat " to make s.o. do smthg, or to make someone (insert emotion)

    Another little one too! How would translate in, here," Her plane will be arriving [i]in twenty minutes."

    And how would you say, "I would like to meet your family."

    And finally! I saw somewhere that there is a difference between a meeting between two people, and a meeting between more than two people? What are these verbs?

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    To MAKE someone do something - Заставлять, заставить

    Он заставил нас заплатить за еду, которую он сам не ел.
    He made us pay for the food that he didn't even eat himself.


    самолёт прилетит через 20 минут
    the plane arrives in 20 minutes

    "I would like to meet your family." Мне хотелось бы познакомиться со твоей семьей

    And finally! I saw somewhere that there is a difference between a meeting between two people, and a meeting between more than two people? What are these verbs?
    What?
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    I'm not sure what to make of your exclamation "what" I can surmise though that somewhere on the lines, you're saying what's wrong with this person. Haha. I saw somewhere, or thought I did, that for meeting one person vstrechatsya/vstretitsya, like a boyfriend and a girlfriend meeting one another you would use that. But, if it was a group of people, ie 3 or more people there was another verb that you would use. Maybe it was all in a dream.

    Let me be really mischievous and sneak in a question here. How would I use double negatives...like " He never gives me anything." smthg like "on nye nikogda nichevo mne dayot." Maybe? Haha.

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    If I remember correctly:

    Он приводит меня в восторг/он осчастливливает меня - He makes me happy (если я правильно помню, второй вариант звучит криво)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy182
    Мне хотелось бы познакомиться с_ твоей семьей.
    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    If I remember correctly:

    Он приводит меня в восторг/он осчастливливает меня - He makes me happy (если я правильно помню, второй вариант звучит криво)
    You remember correctly

    Но все-таки у этих двух вариантов немного разный смысл.
    Он осчастливливает меня (действительно звучит коряво) = Он делает меня счастливым/счастливой.

    Он приводит меня в восторг. = Я им восхищён / восхищена / восхищаюсь. = Я в восторге от него.

    "Я восторгаюсь" и "Я счастлив" - не одно и то же.
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    Dogboy182 wrote:
    Мне хотелось бы познакомиться с_ твоей семьей.
    Аааххх.

    russian grammar rules is like a game of revolving doors.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Re: Force the subject.

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    cant you say он делает меня счастливым?
    Не откладывай на завтра того, с кем можешь переспать сегодня
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lt. Columbo
    cant you say он делает меня счастливым?
    Absolutely you can. I'd say so.
    -- Да? Коту Ваське, бл##?
    -- Нет, Я кот Васька :-/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lt. Columbo
    cant you say он делает меня счастливым?
    Personally, I wouldn't.

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