Копуша

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Description (описание):

[сущ. м./ж.] копу́ша,
[сущ. мн.] копу́ши

Meaning (значение):

slowpoke, dawdler

Etymology (этимология):

-> [глагол несов.] копа́ться (to dawdle, to be slow)

Examples (примеры):

  • Собира́йся быстре́е, копу́ша, опозда́ешь в шко́лу!
    Get ready quickly slowcoach, you’ll be late for school!
  • Учи́тывая, кака́я ты копу́ша, нам на́до встать пора́ньше, что́бы не опозда́ть на по́езд.
    Considering what a slowpoke you are, we’d better get up early so we’re not late for the train.
  • Поторопи́те его́, он уже́ полчаса́ копа́ется!
    Get him to hurry up! He’s already been dawdling for half an hour.
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Many thanks to Nicola Sutcliff for the translation of this lesson.

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