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чужими руками жар загребать

to pull sb's chestnuts out of the fire

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– То-то, чужими руками жар загребать любишь. Знаем вашего брата.
'I dare say; you'd like to play with the fire and let others burn their fingers: we know the sort of chap you are.'
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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чужими руками жар загребать
to pull chestnuts out of the fire

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