от слова совсем

Common Russian phrases

phrase

How to read (transcription):

[at SLO-va saf-SYEM]

Translation / meaning:

(lit. – from the word “at all”) grammatically incorrect colloquial expression used by young to emphasize the absence of something

Examples:

  • Денег у него нет, от слова совсем.
    He has no money at all.
  • Дети совершенно не хотят учиться, от слова совсем.
    The kids absolutely do not want to study, from the word "at all".
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