рубить

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руби́ть ‎(rubítʹimpf ‎(perfective поруби́ть)

  1. to axe, to fell, to chop, to cut (with an axe)
  2. not to mince words, speak the truth, speak the mind
    Он лю́бит руби́ть пра́вду-ма́тку.
    On ljúbit rubítʹ právdu-mátku.
    He doesn't like to mince words (lit.: He likes to cut the mother truth).

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