Vocabulary

Learn New Words FAST with this Lesson’s Vocab Review List

Get this lesson’s key vocab, their translations and pronunciations. Sign up for your Free Lifetime Account Now and get 7 Days of Premium Access including this feature.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Transcript

INTRODUCTION
John: Slang Verbs, Part 4
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 16. In this lesson, you'll learn slang verbs.
John: Another portion of the slang verbs with negative meanings. In this lesson, we have both the examples mainly used online and those that people use in real life.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
John: The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are...
Karina: минусовать (minusavat')
Karina: надуть (nadut')
Karina: троллить (trollit')
Karina: тырить (tyrit')
John: Karina, what's our first expression?
Karina: минусовать (minusavat')
John: This literally means "dislike," but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "dislike (as in, press the ‘dislike’ button)."
Karina: [SLOW] минусовать [NORMAL] минусовать
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: минусовать
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to dislike someone's post or picture online.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Неинтересный пост, минусую. [SLOW] Неинтересный пост, минусую.
John: "This post is not interesting at all—dislike."
Karina: [NORMAL] Неинтересный пост, минусую.
John: Okay, what's the next expression?
Karina: надуть (nadut')
John: This literally means "to inflate," but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "to swindle."
Karina: [SLOW] надуть [NORMAL] надуть
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: надуть
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression to mean “to fool,” “swindle (defraud of money or property),” or “to deceive.”
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Её надули на сто евро. [SLOW] Её надули на сто евро.
John: "She was conned out of one hundred euro."
Karina: [NORMAL] Её надули на сто евро.
John: Okay, what's our next expression?
Karina: троллить (trollit')
John: This literally means "trolling." As a slang expression, it means "to troll, to provoke."
Karina: [SLOW] троллить [NORMAL] троллить
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: троллить
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when someone starts an argument on the Internet by making fun of someone in a cruel way or intentionally provoking people, often for their own amusement. Sometimes, it's also used in real life when someone is teasing or making fun of you.
Karina: [NORMAL] Да не обращайте на него внимание, он же вас просто троллит! [SLOW] Да не обращайте на него внимание, он же вас просто троллит!
John: "Don't mind him, he's just trolling you!"
Karina: [NORMAL] Да не обращайте на него внимание, он же вас просто троллит!
John: Okay, what's the last expression?
Karina: тырить (tyrit')
John: Which literally means "to pilfer." As a slang expression, it means "to steal."
Karina: [SLOW] тырить [NORMAL] тырить
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: тырить
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this slang expression when talking about stealing something without any shame.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Он стырил его яблоко, пока никто не видел. [SLOW] Он стырил его яблоко, пока никто не видел.
John: "He stole his apple while nobody was watching."
Karina: [NORMAL] Он стырил его яблоко, пока никто не видел.
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: When you don't get what you were promised...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: надуть
John: "To swindle."
John: When you press the dislike button on somebody's post...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: минусовать
John: "Dislike (press the "dislike" button)."
John: When you steal something small without feeling any shame about it...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: тырить
John: "To pilfer, to steal."
John: When you intentionally provoke somebody...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: троллить
John: "To troll, to provoke."

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.

3 Comments

Hide
Please to leave a comment.
😄 😞 😳 😁 😒 😎 😠 😆 😅 😜 😉 😭 😇 😴 😮 😈 ❤️️ 👍

RussianPod101.com Verified
Monday at 06:30 PM
Pinned Comment
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.

RussianPod101.com Verified
Sunday at 02:07 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Здравствуйте robert groulx,


Спасибо for posting. We are very happy to have you here. Let us know if you have any questions.


Всего наилучшего,

Левенте (Levente)

Team RussianPod101.com

robert groulx
Sunday at 12:51 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

thank you for the lesson transcript


favorite phrase is : троллить


robert