It’s quite common for elderly Russians to compare kids to their parents, commenting that a child misbehaves or acts out just like their parents once did. After the fight is finished, there is no sense in acting aggressively (swinging your fists), complaining, or being upset. Literally: They do not swing fists when the fight is over. Part 5. Teacher Finder is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and the Amazon EU Associates Programme, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com and amazon.co.uk, Our teachers For example, when instead of knocking in the door they break them down. Ты мне (о́чень) нра́вишься. Below is the alphabetical list of Russian proverbs and sayings along with their English equivalents and literal translations.