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Every day I wake up at precisely 4.45. For a few seconds I just look/stare at the ceiling and remember who and where I am.
My name is Oksana. Just Oksana.
I'm lying on five chairs, which are standing against the wall.
Твердо, але якби не підстелений коц і старий светер під головою – було б іще гірше. А так – може бути.
It's a bit hard (to sleep on), but if it weren't for the blanket underneath and the old jumper under my head things would be even worse. As it is, it's OK.
Майже нічого не видно, бо світло, яке проникає через шпарину в дверях, освітлює тільки вузьку смужку стіни.
I can see very little (almost nothing is visible), as the light which shines through the crack in the door illuminates only a narrow area of the wall.
On the wall there is a nail. On the nail hang my clothes.
That's it, time to get up. One – throw off the blanket, two – sit on the chair, three – stand up.
There's half a basin/bowl of water, it's gone cold in the course of the night, but that's probably just as well/better.
I wash with one hand and do/comb/brush my hair with the other. My hair goes in a plait.
Щодня, рівно о 5.15 я виходжу з дому і починаю працювати. В мене в руках карта, зошит і олівець. На голові – ліхтар, схожий на шахтарський.
Every day, precisely at 5.15 I leave home/the house and start work. I carry/In my hands there is a notebook and pencil. On my head I have a lamp, like a miner's.
Я – інспектор дорожніх знаків. За 1 годину 45 хвилин я повинна перевірити, чи за ніч нічого не сталося зі знаками, розміткою і світлофорами на моїй ділянці.
I am a road markings inspector. In the course of 1 hour and 45 minutes I have to check that overnight nothing has happened to the signs, markings and traffic lights on my patch.
There's not much time and a lot to do. You have to be very attentive/careful.
Right. 5.3 "Roadway for motor vehicles" – OK. 5.4 "End of roadway for motor vehicles" – all correct.
I put a tick in my notebook. Then off to the next one.