How to read (transcription):
[at SLO-va saf-SYEM]
(lit. – from the word “at all”) grammatically incorrect colloquial expression used by young to emphasize the absence of something
- 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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