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10 July 2015

Useful English expression, no. 37

When you see something as hopeless as this advertisement, you say, "They're really scraping the barrel now!"


That means they have totally run out of resources - in this case imagination about ways of utilising Russian cliches (nothing inherently wrong with that if done with a bit of humour) to sell a product.

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