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Shvernik

[shvair-nik; Russian shvyer-nyik] /ˈʃvɛər nɪk; Russian ˈʃvyɛr nyɪk/
noun
1.
Nikolai
[nik-uh-lahy;; Russian nyi-kuh-lahy] /ˈnɪk əˌlaɪ;; Russian nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ/ (Show IPA),
1888–1970, Russian government official: president of the Soviet Union 1946–53.
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  • Mr. Shvernik spoke excellent English so Mr. Smith was able to dismiss his interpreter-guide for the afternoon.

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  • An interview was arranged for Mr. Smith with Mr. Shvernik for that afternoon.

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  • Shvernik said, "Thus far we've rambled around hurriedly on a dozen subjects but now we must become definite."

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  • Mr. Smith met Mr. Shvernik in the latter's office at two and they went through the usual amenities.

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  • When he was gone and they were alone Mr. Shvernik went into his sales talk.

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  • Shvernik's hand came up from under the desk and he pointed a heavy military revolver at his visitor.

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  • Shvernik said, "First you take a sizable portion of vodka, like this."

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