"Give me a knife, please."

Translation:Дайте мені ніж, будь ласка.

9/19/2016, 6:43:53 AM

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What is the difference between saying Дайте мені ніж, будь ласка instead of Дайте, будь ласка, ніж? Is one more polite than the other?

9/19/2016, 6:43:53 AM

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They are equally polite. The later is rather colloquial. In an everyday situation, it is often clear from the context that the person is asking for the knife for her/him self, therefore "мені" becomes superfluous and is omitted.

9/19/2016, 9:28:20 AM
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