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Today we are learning very strong and good Russian word – ‘сногсшибательный’. Learn what does it mean and how you can use it from this lesson.

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Description (описание):

[прил. разг.] сногсшиба́тельный

Meaning (значение):

stunning, astounding

Etimology (этимология):

сшиба́ть с ног (to knock down)

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Examples (примеры):

  1. Э́то соверше́нно сногсшиба́тельный фильм, вам сто́ит его́ уви́деть!
    This is absolutely stunning movie, you should see it!
  2. У меня́ сногсшиба́тельные но́вости для вас: Ка́тя бере́менна и уже́ на пя́том ме́сяце!
    I have a stunning news for you: Katya is pregnant and it is already the fifth month!
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