A Guide To Russian Idioms

We know every country has their own idioms, which often make no sense to anyone other than those who have grown up with them, but for those in the know, they make perfect sense!

We are bringing you Russia’s TOP TEN idioms, with a helping hand from renowned artist Nathan James. By the time you’ve familiarised yourself with these, we’re hoping you won’t get overexcited… but you’ll jump out of your pants!

#1 Russians Don’t Exaggerate, They ‘Make An Elephant Out Of A Fly’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#2 A Russian Won’t Lie To You, He’ll ‘Hang Noodles On Your Ears’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#3 You Are Not Just Talented Or Skilled, You Can ‘Shoe A Flea’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#4 A Russian Person Doesn’t Swear Something Is True… He Will ‘Give You His Tooth For It’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#5 A Russian Doesn’t Say He’s In A Crowded Place, He Says He’s ‘Like Herring In The Barrel’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#6 It’ll Never Happen – ‘A Lobster Whistles On Top Of A Mountain’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#7 A Russian Doesn’t Get Overexcited, He ‘Jumps Out Of His Pants’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#8 Russians Don’t Show Off… They ‘Throw Dust In Your Eyes’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#9 Russians Don’t Have A Snack, They ‘Kill The Worm’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

#10 Russians Don’t Say You Have An Interesting Aspect To Your Character, They Say You Have A ‘Raisin’

A Guide To Russian Idioms

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