Кто не рискует, тот не пьёт шампанское - lit. who doesn't take risks, doesn't drink champagne (afterwards) You can hear this very often as people encourage one another to leave their comfort zone and take risks.

who doesn't take risks, doesn't drink champagne (afterwards) You can hear this very often as people encourage one another to leave their comfort zone and take risks.

Russian idioms: иметь семь пятниц на неделе - lit. you have 7 Fridays in a week. It means 'you change your mind far too quickly'. Now you say that you will go to the countryside for the weekend and the next moment you think better of it and decide to stay in the city. In such situation you could say to a person У тебя семь пятниц на неделе! This phrase is used to criticise the person for being indecisive. It doesn't mean that the person is always indecisive. It means he or she cannot make…

Russian idioms: иметь семь пятниц на неделе - lit. you have 7 Fridays in a week. It means 'you change your mind far too quickly'. Now you say that you will go to the countryside for the weekend and the next moment you think better of it and decide to stay in the city. In such situation you could say to a person У тебя семь пятниц на неделе! This phrase is used to criticise the person for being indecisive. It doesn't mean that the person is always indecisive. It means he or she cannot make…

Russian idioms: ни в одном глазу. The whole phrase is: У меня/у него/у нее сна ни в одном глазу (lit. There is no sleep in either of my/his/her eyes) It means - I don't want to sleep at all.

Russian idioms: ни в одном глазу. The whole phrase is: У меня/у него/у нее сна ни в одном глазу (lit. There is no sleep in either of my/his/her eyes) It means - I don't want to sleep at all.

"Я больше не буду" - lit. I won't do this again. That's what children say when they've done smth terribly wrong

"Я больше не буду" - lit. That's what children say when they've done smth terribly wrong

Не парься! - lit. don't get too hot (like in a sauna) = don't get worked up = relax, take it easy

don't get too hot (like in a sauna) = don't get worked up = relax, take it easy

Тили-тили-тесто - only the last word can be translated - dough. The first two words are just there for the rhythm.  The whole phrase sounds like this - Тили-тили-тесто, жених и невеста (groom and bride). And this is the phrase young children usually tease those of their kind who were seen speaking, holding hands or even kissing with opposite sex.

Тили-тили-тесто - only the last word can be translated - dough. The first two words are just there for the rhythm. The whole phrase sounds like this - Тили-тили-тесто, жених и невеста (groom and bride). And this is the phrase young children usually tease those of their kind who were seen speaking, holding hands or even kissing with opposite sex.

Не очень-то и хотелось - lit. I didn't really want it.  It means exactly the opposite. The person who says this did want what he or she cannot have. And by не очень-то и хотелось (always said reluctantly) they try to convince everybody that they don't care. But they do.

Не очень-то и хотелось - lit. I didn't really want it. It means exactly the opposite. The person who says this did want what he or she cannot have. And by не очень-то и хотелось (always said reluctantly) they try to convince everybody that they don't care. But they do.

Что ты кипятишься? = Что ты раздражаешься? How would you say this in English?

Что ты кипятишься? = Что ты раздражаешься? How would you say this in English?

Когда мы говорим о каком-то событии, что оно "на носу", значит оно вот-вот произойдёт. "Сегодня 8 апреля, и на носу у нас Пасха". (А на картинке герои классного современного мультика Маша и Медведь)

Когда мы говорим о каком-то событии, что оно "на носу", значит оно вот-вот произойдёт. "Сегодня 8 апреля, и на носу у нас Пасха". (А на картинке герои классного современного мультика Маша и Медведь)

Денис Зильбер,  "Шевели мозгами" - lit. move your brains = think!

Денис Зильбер, "Шевели мозгами" - lit. move your brains = think!

Blinis with Caviar (Russian Pancakes with Caviar) by Paulina Wyrt

Blinis with Caviar (Russian Pancakes with Caviar) by Paulina Wyrt

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