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Id­ioms from around the world that have us scratch­ing our heads. This month, it’s a Rus­sian ex­pres­sion.

Phrase: Ex­atj za­jcem

Lit­er­ally: To ride as a hare Mean­ing: To travel with­out a ticket Ori­gin: Sup­pos­edly in­spired by the re­ac­tion of fare-dodgers to ticket in­spec­tors, as they tend to trem­ble like hares

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