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"Говорите, пожалуйста, медленно."

Translation:Speak slowly, please.

November 25, 2015

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dempl

Who else uses this phrase absolutely all the time? :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rob554997

"Talk slowly please" was rejected.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Xixi718722

Same aug 2020... reported


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jeffrey855877

Such irony, the audio voice asking us to speak slowly.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/private_Dramba

"speak please slowly" - why not accepted? is the word order here so critical?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andy308963

That would sound a lot less natural in English, but on the other hand it is a direct translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fjomip
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How about "Говорите, пожалуйста, медленнее"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BruceWater2

What's with the word order? Why is медленно at the end?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/private_Dramba

this option sounds the most smooth, but in General, in the Russian text in this case, the word order is absolutely indifferent

данный вариант звучит наиболее гладко, но вообще-то в русском тексте в этом случае порядок слов абсолютно безразличен

Лучше попросить говорить не "медленно", а "медленнее" It is better to ask to speak not "slowly", but " more slowly"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Simon447327

I agree. There is no comparative, but 'speak more slowly' is much more natural


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dmitry.tsarev

slow не принимает, хотя это тоже наречие. Возможно, используется, в основном, в разговорной речи, но, тем не менее, в большинстве словарей указывается, что это, помимо прилагательного, также является наречием.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarijaStan184701

I am working in hotel, so i need to be official all the time with customers. Is it polite to ask on this way guests to speak slowly? Is there any other polite way?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Scotnik

I usually add 《извините, мой русский язык ещё слабый 》


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christoph848833

Is "говорите медленно, пожалуйста" also correct? The word order in the exercise sounds unnatural to me

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