When should твоих be used and when should своих be used? What are the reasons for picking one over another?
What is the difference between the following sentences: Мой папа в командировке. У меня папа в командировке. How can I explain to foreign students when to use "мой" or "у меня"?
In this line: он сел наземь между мною и Верой
The pairs кто-нибудь and кто-либо, когда-нибудь and когда-либо etc. have slight differences in meaning, and each particle is used in specific settings, but I can't quite pinpoint what the difference ...
This question might arise from a misunderstanding from my part, but here I am to solve it once and for all. From my russian courses, I remember my classmates answering "ничего" to questions meaning ...
My wife always corrects me when I say ихний or ихних instead of их. However, I've seen these pronouns in classical literature many times (Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky). Which form is correct in ...