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собака на сене

a dog in the manger

Examples from texts

Я бросился на душистое сено, собака свернулась у ног моих; Федя пожелал мне доброй ночи, дверь заскрипела и захлопнулась.
I threw myself down on the fragrant hay; my dog curled himself up at my feet; Fedya wished me good-night; the door creaked and slammed to.
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975

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собака на сене
a dog in the manger

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  1. 1.

    dog-in-the-mangerish

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Collocations

Собака на сене лежит – сама не ест и другим не даёт
A dog is a manger