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Re: The cost of time

From:William Annis <annis@...>
Date:Monday, February 11, 2002, 19:36
 >From: Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>
 >Russian uses _provodit'_, which translates as "lead" (as by hand), also "see
 >someone off" (as on a rail station), also "transmit" (as metals and
 >electricity), also "to give (a lecture, a lesson etc.)"

        That's very interesting.  It gives me ideas.

        Can you give an example of "I spent yesterday reading?"
Actually, I'm just curious to know how the time and the activity are
expressed: subordinate clause, infinitive, participle, etc.



Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>