Andrey (azangru) wrote,

I knew the word turnkey in its prison sense, but did not know that it also has the same meaning as the Russian phrase "под ключ", a darling of so many ads I heard and saw perhaps in the late nineties. Is the Russian phrase a calque from the English turnkey, I wonder?

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