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How to say the difference between two things

"Разница между" you've googled, like in: Ты [вот]/[хоть] знаешь, в чем разница между джинсами и чинос? Is completely correct and definitely is a way to go. Apart from that one can just say:...
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Сan one use multiple который clauses in a single sentence?

"I read a book that my friend recommended to me called 'Life'" Я прочитал книгу, которую мой друг мне рекомендовал, которая называется "Жизнь" Well, it is correct grammatically, ...
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Сan one use multiple который clauses in a single sentence?

Well, there's no police that will come for you in this particular situation in Russia, there's no language police at all after all, but this kind of combinations are highly unlikely in Russian without ...
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From a grammatical perspective, what's the difference between Доверие и доверительность and доверчивость?

Grammatically, they're all nouns. These words are called паронимы There are special dictionaries on this topic. I will just give you a page from one of them. The differences between them don't ...
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My dictionary sometimes lists two perfective forms

Проститься often means to say goodbye forever or for a long time. Sometimes it means custom to ask forgiveness before parting. Они простились с усопшим. Мы простились и он уехал (far away and for a ...
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Different ways to ask

спрашивать: "ask" as in inquire. просить: "ask" as in politely or humbly request. задавать: is not, on its own, a translation of "to ask", but you're clearly thinking of the phrase задавать вопрос, "...

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