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Actualization of the concept bread in Russian sayings and proverbs is discussed as well as their communicative and pragmatic functions. The sayings and proverbs under consideration reflect the Russian people mentality as well as national and specific cultural features of the society and their ethnic and cultural characteristics. The results of the carried out analysis can be applied for expounding other concepts within phraseological units.

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Yu. K. Voloshin

Kuban State University

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