Category: "Ot"

От (часть третья)

June 22nd, 2011
The preposition от is often used with the word лекарство ‘medicine’ to indicate the condition which the medicine is used to treat. It is always used with the gentive case. — Ой, я уже восьмой день страдаю поносом. — Тебе нужно лекарство от… more »

От (часть вторая)

June 21st, 2011
The preposition от often means ‘from’ in the sense of ‘due to a negative cause’, and it is always used with the genitive case. Он умер от инфаркта. He died of a heart attack. Франция страдает от штормов и наводнений. (source) France is suffering… more »

От (часть первая)

June 20th, 2011
The preposition от often means from, and it is always used with the genitive case. Specifically if you are coming from seeing someone, then you can use от: — Откуда ты идёшь? — От декана. “Where are you coming from?” “From seeing the dean.” —… more »