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Avoiding dangling participles in Russian class: "I can hear the…
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Avoiding dangling participles in Russian class:
"I can hear the TV and I can hear Pavel."
"But can the television hear you?"
"Ahhh... Televizor, eto Bolshoi Brat. [Television, it is Big Brother.]"