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INTRODUCTION
John: Slang Verbs, Part 1
John: Hi everyone, and welcome back to RussianPod101.com. I'm John.
Karina: And I'm Karina!
John: This is Must-know Russian Slang Words and Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 13. In this lesson, you'll learn about slang verbs.
John: Let's learn some words that describe relationships between people. Mainly, they refer to couples and are used among young people.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
John: The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are...
Karina: замутить, мутить (zamutit', mutit')
Karina: подписываться (patpisyvat'sya)
Karina: отфутболить (atfutbolit')
Karina: краля (kralya)
John: Karina, what's our first expression?
Karina: замутить, мутить (zamutit', mutit')
John: This literally means "roil (make a liquid muddy)," but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "to start a relationship, to organize or do."
Karina: [SLOW] замутить, мутить [NORMAL] замутить, мутить
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: замутить, мутить
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to say you're planning something cool or starting a relationship with somebody.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Я замучу лучшую вечеринку в этом году.
[SLOW] Я замучу лучшую вечеринку в этом году.
John: "I'm going to organize the best party of the year."
Karina: [NORMAL] Я замучу лучшую вечеринку в этом году.
John: Okay, what's the next expression?
Karina: подписываться (patpisyvat'sya)
John: This literally means "sign," but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "promise."
Karina: [SLOW] подписываться [NORMAL] подписываться
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: подписываться
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when assuring someone that you will definitely do or not do something. More often, it’s used with the latter.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Я не подписывался на поход по магазинам с тобой. [SLOW] Я не подписывался на поход по магазинам с тобой.
John: "I didn't promise you to go shopping."
Karina: [NORMAL] Я не подписывался на поход по магазинам с тобой.
John: Okay, what's our next expression?
Karina: отфутболить (atfutbolit')
John: It literally means "to football back, to bounce back." As a slang expression, it means "to send off” or “to get rid of."
Karina: [SLOW] отфутболить [NORMAL] отфутболить
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: отфутболить
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to say that somebody got rid of something (refers to personal relationships between people, not to things or situations).
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Минуты не прошло, как она его отфутболила. [SLOW] Минуты не прошло, как она его отфутболила.
John: "A minute hadn't passed, and he was rejected by her."
Karina: [NORMAL] Минуты не прошло, как она его отфутболила.
John: Okay, what's the last expression?
Karina: краля (kralya)
John: Which literally means "chick." As a slang expression, it means "hottie” or “girl."
Karina: [SLOW] краля [NORMAL] краля
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: краля
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to say that the girl is hot or pretty.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Вот это краля! Мне бы такую! [SLOW] Вот это краля! Мне бы такую!
John: "Oh, this hottie! Wish I had one!"
Karina: [NORMAL] Вот это краля! Мне бы такую!
QUIZ
John: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I'll describe four situations, and you choose the correct expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
John: To promise to do something...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: подписываться
John: "Promise."
John: To start something. Refers either to dating or organizing a party, etc.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: замутить
мутить
John: "To start a relationship, to organize, do."
John: Hot chick...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: краля
John: "Hottie, chick."
John: To get rid of somebody...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: отфутболить
John: "To send off, to get rid of."

Outro

John: There you have it; you've mastered four Russian slang expressions! We have more vocab lists available at RussianPod101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone, and see you next time!
Karina: Пока, пока.

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