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Train, dinner and building: how Russians begin to speak after moving to the USA

The speech of Russians who have lived a little in America is noticeably transforming. People, speaking their native language, willy-nilly begin to insert English words or pronounce Russian in an American way. Such a code language is jokingly called "ruinglish" ("runglish"), writes in his blog Amerussian girl on Yandex.Zen girl who moved to the USA.

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The funny thing is that not everyone knows English at a high level and far from all seek to learn it in principle. Nevertheless, life in America leaves its mark on colloquial speech.

Probably, five years ago I would have been outraged and thought that people simply do not know how to speak competently. Now I am as loyal to this as possible. I myself often use English words in speech - why not, as they say.

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For example, “the company made me an offer” sounds much simpler than “the company made me an offer of cooperation”. I don't see any problem in mixing languages ​​at all - the main thing is to communicate in such a way that everyone is comfortable and understandable. And so that it was normal in your environment - in another, everything may be different.

I have compiled a small dictionary of the most replaceable words and phrases. It sounds something like this:

“What is your building” - “What is your building”.

“Let's chillim”, “We are chillim” - “Let's rest”, “We rest”.

“What a cutie” - “What a pretty one” (I constantly hear this from a friend).

“I'm in jim” - “I'm in the gym”.

“Dinner” - “Dinner”.

"Night out" - "Let's hang out."

“Hut / cold coffee” - “Hot or cold coffee”.

“Boyfriend / Girlfriend” - “Boyfriend / Girlfriend”.

“Send request” - “Send request”.

“Skype call” - “Skype call”.

“They sent me an offer” - “They made me an offer”.

“How much for tips” - “How much we leave for tea”.

“I went to the stretch” - “I went to the stretch”.

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"What time is your class?" - "What time do you have class?"

“Where is your id” - “Where is your passport”.

“Let's take the train” - “Let's take the metro”.

"Hold it" - "Hang on the line / wait".

“I work full day / I have part time” - “I work full time / I have part time”.

"How will you spend the day off" - "What are your plans for the weekend."

Original column published on the blog. Amerussian girl on Yandex.Zen.

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