Мне СТЫДНО ПЕРЕД детьми

11:05 Nov 12, 2018
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Russian term or phrase: Мне СТЫДНО ПЕРЕД детьми
Мне стыдно перед детьми после того, что произошло.
Марина


Summary of answers provided
3ashamed to look my kids in the eye
Roman Bouchev
3I feel ashamed of myself in front of my children
Vladyslav Golovaty
Summary of reference entries provided
I feel ashamed in front of children
Turdimurod Rakhmanov

  

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I feel ashamed of myself in front of my children


Explanation:
I went over to the ATM and stood in front of the machine and swiped the card ... I felt so ashamed of myself and I found myself becoming really humble https://www.quora.com/When-did-you-feel-ashamed-of-yourself-...


Vladyslav Golovaty
Ukraine
Local time: 23:18
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ashamed to look my kids in the eye


Explanation:
Разумеется, дети могут быть и чужими (замечание вполне резонное), но в этом предложении говорящий, мне кажется, говорит о своих детях.
Согласен с Рейчел в том, что стоит добавить my перед детьми. Для английского языка характерно употребление личных местоимений там, где в русском их по смыслу можно опустить.

Example sentence(s):
  • “Many of them were ashamed to look their own kids in the eye, because of what had happened in their lives,” he said.
  • As it turned out, that stormy ride would hardly be the last time I felt ashamed in front of my kids.

    https://www.lakenewsonline.com/news/20170729/greitens-promotes-his-anti-drug-plan
    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/dad-overboard_b_7621318
Roman Bouchev
Russian Federation
Local time: 23:18
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Reference comments


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Reference: I feel ashamed in front of children

Reference information:
I feel ashamed in front of children - no need for "myself"

Turdimurod Rakhmanov
Kyrgyzstan
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Native speaker of: Native in UzbekUzbek, Native in KirghizKirghiz
PRO pts in category: 16

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
disagree  Rachel Douglas: But there is a need for "my" before "children."
9 days
  -> Thanks for your comment. it's not clear in this contxt if the children belong to the speaker. It might be just "the children". Before and in front of-also depends on where. If the speaker's standing physically then in front of, here "before", you'r right
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