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How is each Slavic language different from each other?

I'm now in Poland🇵🇱 and have found that I really love the country😍 And now I'm considering learning Polish, although I know it is incredi

I'm now in Poland🇵🇱 and have found that I really love the country😍 And now I'm considering learning Polish, although I know it is incredibly hard to acquire the proficiency.

Then, another question hit on my head - How is each Slavic language different from each other, including Polish🇵🇱, Czech🇨🇿, Slovakian🇸🇰, Russian🇷🇺, and Ukrainian🇺🇦.

I found one interesting blog titled

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Connect sentences with adverb on Mandarin

In Mandarin, not only you can connect sentences with a conjunction, you can also connect it with an adverb. For example: 我先去买书,然后去看电影。 我们先参

In Mandarin, not only you can connect sentences with a conjunction, you can also connect it with an adverb. For example:

我先去买书,然后去看电影。
我们先参观了故宫,然后又去了颐和园。

In this case, and 然后 are adverbs, but you can connect the two sentences with these adverbs.

Other examples:

我听了他的解释,就明白了。
今天你很忙,那我就下个星期来吧。

In this case, is an adverb but connect the two

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Don't be confused with subject and topic on Mandarin

In Mandarin, some sentences form a topic as well as a subject. For example, the following sentence starts with a topic before a subject. 这本

In Mandarin, some sentences form a topic as well as a subject. For example, the following sentence starts with a topic before a subject.

这本书我看过了。

In this sentence, 这本书 is a topic and is a subject. Let's use more examples:

北京人们很多。
伙子胃很长。

If a sentence has either a topic or a subject but not both, you must detect whether

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How to switch to different languages in macOS?

Warning: Currently Karabiner doesn't work in macOS Sierra. This tip works before or on El Capitan. Switching to different languages might s

Warning: Currently Karabiner doesn't work in macOS Sierra. This tip works before or on El Capitan.


Switching to different languages might sound tedious at first, but actually, it is so simple; just assign a keyboard shortcut to each language👲

For example, since we have two command keys on our keyboard, assign the left command key to the switch to English

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Which country is Russian language available?

There are about 260M speakers around the world: In 2010, there were 259.8 million speakers of Russian in the world: in Russia – 137.5, in t

There are about 260M speakers around the world:

In 2010, there were 259.8 million speakers of Russian in the world: in Russia – 137.5, in the CIS and Baltic countries – 93.7, in Eastern Europe and the Balkans – 12.9, Western Europe – 7.3, Asia – 2.7, Middle East and North Africa – 1.3, Sub-Saharan Africa – 0.1, Latin

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