Russian Idioms

How to say "to live in grand style " in Russian
жить на широкую ногу
[zhit' nah shi-ROH-koo-yoo NOH-goo]

Meaning:

: to live in grand style

 Example sentences:
  • Он увидел, что его отец живёт на широкую ногу, сделавшись хозяином самой престижной в городе гостиницы.
  • He found his father living in style as the proprietor of the most prestigious hotel in the city.



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Word: жить
Meaning: to live
Pronunciation: [zhit']

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