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    How do you say "I still live" in russian?

    Hello! I am double checking to make sure this is correct. Is the proper way to say "I still live" in Russian я все еще живу ? If not, what is the proper way and why? My verbs aren't the best, so any help is much appreciated!

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    looks like a totally right way )

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    Most likely you're right, but it would be better, if you could give us a context.

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    If your meaning is "I'm still alive" then it would be "Я все еще жив".
    For me "Я все еще живу" needs some specification -where, how, with whom etc. you live. It doesn't look good alone, imho.

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    Hi,
    все еще живу is correct
    "Невозможно передать смысл иностранной фразы, не разрушив при этом её первоначальную структуру."

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    Is 'Я еще живу' also a correct option?

    Thank you,

    Scott

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    I believe that "Я еще живу" is almost absolutely equal to "Я все еще живу".
    On the other hand, "Я еще живу" has a hint of "Я еще живу там-то, но (скоро переезжаю)" whereas "Я все еще живу там-то" is a complete statement.
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    Я ещё жив
    Я пока живой
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    "Невозможно передать смысл иностранной фразы, не разрушив при этом её первоначальную структуру."

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