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    Exclamations

    The exclamation "gah!" - what emotion does it mean? what Russian interjection is the closest?

    Good grief - it's translated as "Боже мой" or "Какой ужас", but I had a feeling it's used in a more ironic way than that.

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    I think "gah" is an expression of disgust. I personally never use this expression.
    Do you have the context where you heard this expression?
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    it was in a chat, so I cannot give the exact context

    yes, it was kinda disapproving

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    I'm not sure what was meant by "gah". I've honestly never heard that before.

    "Good grief" - can have multiple meanings depending on the context. Most likely used in a somewhat negative context like when someone does something very stupid you may say "Good Grief" while rolling your eyes.

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    nice dictionary


    to put lipstick on a pig

    that's clear, it means сделать из говна конфетку

    tp put on an orange coat

    To masturbate
    Before going hunting, Ryan likes to put on an orange coat for safety reasons.

    All right, what about putting on orange scarfs?


    putting on the jacket
    We say надеть погоны or надеть портупею
    English Edition

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

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    Does anyone actually say "good grief" anymore? It sounds like something a 75 year old woman would say.

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    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    Does anyone actually say "good grief" anymore? It sounds like something a 75 year old woman would say.
    Doesn't Charlie Brown say this alot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by saibot

    Doesn't Charlie Brown say this alot?
    Yes, but Charlie Brown speaks circa 1950 (not to mention the sad fact that his creator died a couple years ago). Gomer Pyle said "Shazaam!!" but I don't exactly see tons of kids saying that today...
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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