Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "any" in Russian

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любой

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Meaning: any, each, every, either

Pronunciation: [lyoo-BOY]

Part of speech: pronoun

Rank: #256 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Выбира́й любо́е кольцо́, дорога́я.
  • Choose any ring, my dear.
  • Хлеб и молоко́ ты мо́жешь купи́ть в любо́м продукто́вом магази́не.
  • You can buy milk and bread in any grocery.
  •  literal  You can buy milk and bread in any product shop.
  • Он гото́в помога́ть любо́й де́вушке, то́лько не свое́й жене́!
  • He is ready to help any girl, but not his wife!
  • Мы ку́пим э́тот дом за любу́ю це́ну.
  • We'll buy this house at any price.
  • Вы мо́жете заве́рить э́ти докуме́нты у любо́го нота́риуса.
  • Any notary public can notarize these documents for you.
  • Оле́г бу́дет рад любы́м пода́ркам.
  • Oleg will be glad to get any presents.
  •  literal  Oleg will be glad / happy for any presents.
  • Вы мо́жете звони́ть в любо́е вре́мя до оди́ннадцати ве́чера.
  • You can phone any time before 11 o'clock in the evening.
  • Каки́е джи́нсы ты хо́чешь купи́ть ― тёмные и́ли све́тлые? ― Мне всё равно́, возьму́ любы́е.
  • What jeans do you want to buy ― the dark ones or the light ones? ― It's all the same to me, I'll take either.
  • В любо́м ме́сте веселе́е вме́сте! (сло́ган из рекла́мы)
  • Wherever you are, it's merrier together! (a slogan from an ad)
  •  literal  In any place it's merrier together!
  • В любо́м слу́чае тебе́ лу́чше поговори́ть с ним ещё раз.
  • In any case, you'd better talk to him once again.
  •  literal  In any case, to you it's better to talk with him one more time.


 Idioms and set expressions:
  • любо́й цено́й = at all costs, at any price
  • в любо́м слу́чае = in any case, one way or another, any way, at all accounts
      literal  in any case
  • по любо́му по́воду = at the slightest pretext, at every given opportunity
      literal  at any pretext
  • в любо́е вре́мя дня и но́чи = at any time of the day or night / around the clock
      literal  at any time of the day and night
  • на любо́й вкус = for any taste / suited to every fancy / to suit any taste
      literal  on any taste
 Related words:
  • по-любо́му (col.) = without fail
  • вся́кий = any, every
  • ка́ждый = every, each
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • Была́ бы охо́та – зала́дится люба́я рабо́та.
  • Where there's a will, there’s a way.

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Word recordings: Copyright(c) 2006 Streit Goulnara, Streit Eric, Vion Nicolas. Copyright(c) 2007 S. Sakhno, N. Vion. Distributed under CC-BY.



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