Category: "eto"

Это (часть вторая)

November 3rd, 2009 — posted by Don
One interesting and very common use of unchanging это is to refer to a situation broadly. Consider this sentence: Я всю ночь не спал из-за шума. Это опять были наши соседи. I didn't sleep all night because of the noise. It was our neighbors again.… more »

Это (часть первая)

October 29th, 2009 — posted by Don
The number of native Russian words that start with э is very small. In that sense it is one of the most uncommon letters in Russian… except for the fact that it is the first letter of это, and это is one of the most common words in Russian. Weird, eh?… more »