Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):
[s nee-VO STA-nee-tsa]
Translation / meaning:
you can expect this from him
The expression is used after describing an action that has a negative connotation. It implies that a decent and good person would not do such an action, but the person mentioned could easily do it.
с тебя станется, с них станется, etc.
- Я боюсь как бы он нам все планы не испортил. С него станется.I'm afraid he can ruin all our plans. He can easily do something like that.
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