How to say "Count your blessings" in Russian

Unfortunately, there is no direct translation in Russian of such a wonderful phrase as count your blessing. But you can express the same idea with different words.

For example, you can say:

Будь благода́рен за то, что име́ешь.
[but’ bla-ga-dá-ryen za to, chto ee-myé-eesh’]
Be thankful for what you have.

The phrase above is in informal tone and addressed to a male person. Let’s see how you can say the same thing to a female person, to a few people or in formal tone:

Будь благода́рна за то, что име́ешь.
[but’ bla-ga-dár-na za to, chto ee-myé-eesh’]
Be thankful for what you have. (informal, singular, female)

Бу́дьте благода́рны за то, что име́ете.
[but’-tye bla-ga-dár-ny za to, chto ee-myé-ee-tye]
Be thankful for what you have. (formal or plural)

Now you know how to say count your blessings in Russian. Do it more often (count your blessings) and good things will happen in your life! 🙂

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