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Word of the day: потяну́ться

[ pa-tee-nú-tsa ]

to stretch, to reach for; to stretch oneself

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Today's exercises

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1. Translate this to Russian using the word of the day:

•  Having woken up, she sweetly stretched in the warm bed.

•  He reached for the ringing phone.

2. Remember what it means?

•  жена

3. How do you say it in Russian?

•  to take a steam bath, to sweat; (slang) to worry

4. Translate this to English:

•   Регистрация в ЗАГСе в четыре часа.

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