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Таскать каштаны из огня

Таскать каштаны из огня
[taskat` kashtany iz ognya]
- to pull the chestnuts out of fire
What it means: to perform someone else’s dangerous or hard work, putting yourself in jeopardy. An expression has certain humbling sense concerning the one, who takes risks and does risky job instead of somebody else.
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