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Nu a samoe glavnoe dryzia, po-moemu...okryzhenie navernoe dazhe...drugoe.

English translation: The most important thing is friends, i think...people i hang around with...they need to be different

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17:40 Sep 8, 2004
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Russian term or phrase: Nu a samoe glavnoe dryzia, po-moemu...okryzhenie navernoe dazhe...drugoe.
Interview with a drug user.
She is asked what kind of help she thinks she needs to get off drugs.
A - Nu a samoe glavnoe dryzia, po-moemu...okryzhenie navernoe dazhe...drugoe.

Does this mean that she thinks her surroundings AREN'T very important? Or is she saying that they are another important factor?
Emily Justice
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:23
English translation:The most important thing is friends, i think...people i hang around with...they need to be different
Explanation:
She is saying she needs to have different friends and a different social group all together.

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Note added at 11 mins (2004-09-08 17:51:59 GMT)
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okruzhenie doesn\'t mean surroundings in the physical sense (objects) here but rather social surroundings (people)
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Konstantin Kisin
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:23
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5 +5The most important thing is friends, i think...people i hang around with...they need to be different
Konstantin Kisin


  

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The most important thing is friends, i think...people i hang around with...they need to be different


Explanation:
She is saying she needs to have different friends and a different social group all together.

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Note added at 11 mins (2004-09-08 17:51:59 GMT)
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okruzhenie doesn\'t mean surroundings in the physical sense (objects) here but rather social surroundings (people)

Konstantin Kisin
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:23
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