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нельзя

very often used word (#260)

Translation

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  • 1.
    it is impossible, one cannot, there is no, there is no way, cannot, it is not allowed, is prohibited, you may not, you must not, one should not, one ought not, you should not, you ought not, should not, ought not

    it is impossible

    Also: one cannot, there is no, there is no way, cannot, it is not allowed, is prohibited, you may not, you must not, one should not, one ought not, you should not, you ought not, should not, ought not

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Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

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[{"id":"14514","ru":"\u041d\u0430 \u0441\u043b\u043e\u0432\u0430 \u0414\u0436\u0438\u043c\u0430 \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u043f\u043e\u043b\u0430\u0433\u0430́\u0442\u044c\u0441\u044f, \u043f\u043e\u0442\u043e\u043c\u0443 \u0447\u0442\u043e \u043e\u043d \u043f\u044b\u0442\u0430́\u0435\u0442\u0441\u044f \u0443\u0433\u043e\u0434\u0438́\u0442\u044c \u043a\u0430́\u0436\u0434\u043e\u043c\u0443.","tl":"You cannot rely upon Jim's words since he tries to please everybody.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":15,"length":6}]},{"id":"15809","ru":"\u041d\u0430 \u0435\u0433\u043e \u043e\u0431\u0435\u0449\u0430́\u043d\u0438\u0435 \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u043f\u043e\u043b\u043e\u0436\u0438́\u0442\u044c\u0441\u044f.","tl":"His promise cannot be relied on.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":17,"length":6}]},{"id":"50493","ru":"\u041d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u0431\u0440\u043e\u0441\u0430́\u0442\u044c \u043c\u0443́\u0441\u043e\u0440 \u043d\u0430 \u0443́\u043b\u0438\u0446\u0435.","tl":"You mustn't throw litter in the street.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":0,"length":6}]},{"id":"12635","ru":"\u041d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u043a\u0443\u043f\u0438́\u0442\u044c \u0441\u0447\u0430́\u0441\u0442\u044c\u0435.","tl":"You can't buy happiness.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":0,"length":6}]},{"id":"14914","ru":"\u0412\u0430\u043c \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u043f\u043e\u0434\u043d\u0438\u043c\u0430́\u0442\u044c\u0441\u044f \u043f\u043e \u043b\u0435́\u0441\u0442\u043d\u0438\u0446\u0435.","tl":"You must not go up the stairs.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":4,"length":6}]},{"id":"33005","ru":"\u0412\u0430\u043c \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u0434\u0435́\u043b\u0430\u0442\u044c \u044d́\u0442\u043e \u0437\u0434\u0435\u0441\u044c. \u0412\u043e\u043e\u0431\u0449\u0435, \u0432\u0430\u043c \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u0434\u0435́\u043b\u0430\u0442\u044c \u044d́\u0442\u043e \u043d\u0438\u0433\u0434\u0435.","tl":"You can't do that here. In fact, you aren't allowed to do that anywhere.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":4,"length":6}]},{"id":"29557","ru":"\u0412\u043é\u043b\u043a\u0430 \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u043f\u0440\u0438\u0440\u0443\u0447\u0438́\u0442\u044c.","tl":"A wolf cannot be tamed.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":7,"length":6}]},{"id":"50771","ru":"\u0412\u0430\u043c \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u0437\u0430\u0445\u043e\u0434\u0438́\u0442\u044c \u043d\u0430 \u043a\u0443́\u0445\u043d\u044e.","tl":"You must not come into the kitchen.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":4,"length":6}]},{"id":"5242","ru":"\u0411\u0443\u0445\u0433\u0430́\u043b\u0442\u0435\u0440\u0430 \u043d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u043d\u0438 \u0432 \u0447\u0451\u043c \u043f\u043e\u0434\u043e\u0437\u0440\u0435\u0432\u0430́\u0442\u044c.","tl":"No suspicion may be attached to the accountant.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":12,"length":6}]},{"id":"42651","ru":"\u041d\u0435\u043b\u044c\u0437\u044f \u0443\u0431\u0438́\u0442\u044c \u0442\u043e\u0433\u043é, \u043a\u0442\u043e \u0443\u0436\u0435 \u043c\u0451\u0440\u0442\u0432.","tl":"You can't kill someone that's already dead.","links":[{"bareId":276,"start":0,"length":6}]}]

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