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чем

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  • 1.

    than

    Example: лу́чше по́здно, чем никогда́ - better late than never

  • 2.

    instead of

    Also: rather

    Example: Чем языко́м трепа́ть, пошёл бы помо́г кому́-либо. - Rather than wagging your tongue, better go and help someone.

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  • чём - Prepositional of 'что'; than; how 
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  • Michel edited translation 6 months ago
  • Michel edited translation and related words 6 months ago
  • Michel created this word 6 months ago