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Russian for it???


I'm getting confused!

I understand the whole gender thing but with something like 'it's raining' my brain is just not working on trying to get round the 'it' part!

...?... идёт.


For learning: Russian
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Идет дождь.
    Дождь идет.
    It's possible to say both of these.

    I understand why you are confused:) In this case there isn't direct translation from English to Russian and vice versa. As I understand in English here "rain" is a verb. In Russian we have a noun "дождь" don't have a verb. If I tried to make direct translation "Дождь идет" it would be "Rain is going" :)

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