"Я ищу обувь для сестры."

Translation:I am looking for some shoes for my sister.

3 years ago

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Is "my" implied here?

3 years ago

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    Yes. Unlike English, in Russian we usually don’t use posessive pronouns if they’re obvious, e.g. Я чи́щу зу́бы. 'I'm brushing my teeth'.

    3 years ago

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    Yes, this is very common with body parts and relatives.

    2 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/behlul8

    should it be 'some shoes' or just 'shoes'

    2 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/Tjimsitt

    Both should be acceptable.

    2 years ago

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    Anyone else hear в сестры in the sound here?

    2 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/Kristie576249

    No it sounds to me like the в at the end of обувь is blended with для, as in обу вдля. But it's unclear and rushed.

    2 years ago
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