Jan. 11th, 2016

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С таким разговорником хоть куда...



Language: Russian
Translation: Exatj zajcem
Meaning: To travel without a ticket

As home to the Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia probably has quite a few train-related idioms. “To ride as a hare” means to ride the train without a ticket, as we all know hares are prone to do. Apparently it comes from the fact that fare-dodgers would shake like a hare whenever the ticket inspectors would come round.

(с) www.hotelclub.com/blog/idioms-of-the-world-infographic/

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