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    "take"

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    Today I was helping a friend who organises экскурсии and I wanted to say to the russian client: "My friend will come and take you at 09:00" and I said: "Мой друг приедет взять вас в 09:00".

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    Мой друг заберёт вас в 9:00 or мой друг приедет за вами в 9:00
    I do not claim that my opinion is absolutely true.
    If you've spotted any mistake in my English, please, correct it. I want to be aware of any mistakes to efficiently eliminate them before they become a habit.

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    iCake have I insulted the client by using "vzyat'". Does it has the same meaning with the English phrase: "I want to take you = have sex with you"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio1986 View Post
    iCake have I insulted the client by using "vzyat'". Does it has the same meaning with the English phrase: "I want to take you = have sex with you"
    It has. I'm not sure whether the client's been insulted though.
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    I do not claim that my opinion is absolutely true.
    If you've spotted any mistake in my English, please, correct it. I want to be aware of any mistakes to efficiently eliminate them before they become a habit.

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    Что сделать? Единственный способ выучить русский ... практиковать и делать ошибки.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio1986 View Post
    Что сделать? Единственный способ выучить русский ... практиковать и делать ошибки
    Практиковать ошибки?
    Я не думаю, что клиент не понял или обиделся. Честно говоря, я один раз только встретил "взять" в значении "трахнуть" в книге, переведенной с английского.

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    Antonio, this is other family of the verbs which can be difficult for a non native Russian speaker.
    For example, you can't say "мой друг приедет взять вас в 09:00", but it's common to say "мой друг возьмет вас с собой" or "мой друг может взять вас с собой" (it's not your case, though, because you implied specific time and it needs a perfective verb).

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    Can one use довозить/довезти ? Or some other prefixed -возить/-везти?

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    Seraph, Yes, but it's used for "bring" mostly. It's also close to "deliver".

    Я довез его до дома.
    Я могу довезти тебя до магазина.
    Мне пришлось довозить товар много раз. ("довозить" here means to bring something by transport, usually because it was not enough)

    Also a very common verb is "подвозить/подвезти".
    It can mean "to give a lift".

    Я подвожу ее на работу каждый день.
    Я подвезу тебя.
    Я могу подвезти тебя.
    Вы не могли бы подвезти меня до города?

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    Quote Originally Posted by iCake View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio1986
    Does it has the same meaning with the English phrase: "I want to take you = have sex with you"
    It has.
    IMHO, no, it hasn’t.
    Please correct my English

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soft sign View Post
    IMHO, no, it hasn’t.
    It most definitely has. The thing is it's used mostly in translated movies and etc.
    I do not claim that my opinion is absolutely true.
    If you've spotted any mistake in my English, please, correct it. I want to be aware of any mistakes to efficiently eliminate them before they become a habit.

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    It has, but in that context which was provided by Antonio I guess it hasn't. Or the client had to have very good imagination.
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