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серьезный in English:

1. serious


Get serious.
A new study suggests that hospital records for patients older than 65 are often incorrect, which may lead to serious treatment errors.
I have often observed how little young ladies are interested by books of a serious stamp, though written solely for their benefit. It amazes me, I confess; for, certainly, there can be nothing so advantageous to them as instruction.
Just one look at the amusing dispenser, colorful animal tiles, two-sided bingo cards, and transparent monkey chips and you know you're in for some serious fun.
The current rate is about one airplane crash every two weeks, measuring all serious accidents to all types of transport jets.
Fear of serious injury cannot alone justify suppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
Managing your stocks with Big Wisdom shows that you are serious about investing!
I know, said Al-Sayib, getting a new bottle of Fanta. "This is serious business. So why'd you call?"
Gestural language had, however, serious limitations, since it could not be used in the dark or at distance.
The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.
My companions were watching me in silence and, unlike other times when my wonder had made them laugh, they remained serious.
Hey, we're trying to have a serious discussion here so I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't butt in so irresponsibly.
It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself.
How can one be serious with the world when the world itself is so ridiculous!
You're not a serious mathematician unless you crumple up a piece of paper in frustration every twenty minutes, look off into space, and appear to be questioning your very existence.

English word "серьезный"(serious) occurs in sets:

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2. severe


severe life
In severe cases, cracks can form or it can snap apart.
There is a severe shortage of water in this city, so we must give up having a bath occasionally.
The stages of psychosexual development—oral, anal, phallic, latent, and genital—turn out to be one big Freudian slip, betraying severe anal retention on the part of the taxonomist.
Company A is trying to play us off against Company B in a severe price-war.
Happy him who with ease can steer, from grave to gay, from lively to severe.
Major Cold: It's the day of the year that the cold is most severe, but you could also say that Spring is just coming around the corner.
A cute kitten can make a giggling mess even out of the most severe übermensch.
Holding the Olympics where there's severe atmospheric pollution gives rise to a great risk for athletes.
This is a ​school for ​children with severe ​learning difficulties. In ​parts of ​Africa there is a severe ​food/​water ​shortage. There is ​expected to be a severe ​frost ​tonight. Severe ​cutbacks in ​public ​spending have been ​announced.
My condition is so severe that I have to go to hospital. The severe winter killed all of our farm animals.
20 patients suffered from severe side effects. These effects were caused by medicines not connected with the study.
However, he is very severe to those pupils who do not want to study and dislikes those who are arrogant and conceited.
I burned my hand in the hot water. It was pretty severe, so I went to the hospital.
Stalls also can occur at unusually high speeds in severe turbulence or in low level wind shear

English word "серьезный"(severe) occurs in sets:

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3. grave


He has some grave defects, but I think he is a great scholar all the same.
If he keeps drifting aimlessly, his late father will turn over in his grave.
grave concern
With 19 cases of death forming over 20% of the whole, the grave reality of overwork-deaths has been thrown into relief.
She expressed grave concern over the level of the service.
Happy him who with ease can steer, from grave to gay, from lively to severe.
In Ankara, I made clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam. We will, however, relentlessly confront violent extremists who pose a grave threat to our security.
They say that on Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus's ghost rises up from its grave and flies around the world, punishing the bad boys and girls who don't believe in Christopher Columbus.
He was a tall, heavy-looking young man of five-and-twenty. His air was grave and stately, and his manners were very formal.
My old English teacher is certainly rolling in her grave right now.
No,” said Mr. Weasley, looking extremely grave.
threatening a grave diplomatic incident, et cetera.
i have grave doubts that he'll ever become a doctor
world financial system was at grave risk of a financial crisis
With a shortage of midwives added to that of obstetricians it has become clear all over again that our country's obstetric care is in an extremely grave situation.

English word "серьезный"(grave) occurs in sets:

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