метать бисер перед свиньями

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Etymology[edit]

From the Bible, Matthew 7:6. Compare English cast pearls before swine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mʲɪˈtadʲ ˈbʲisʲɪr ˈpʲerʲɪt͡s ˈsvʲinʲjɪmʲɪ]
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Verb[edit]

мета́ть би́сер пе́ред сви́ньями (metátʹ bíser péred svínʹjamiimpf

  1. (idiomatic) to cast pearls before swine

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