It's a traveler's worst nightmare: something breaks or gets lost in an unfamiliar foreign country. Fortunately, if you know how to communicate in the native language, this does not have to be a traumatic experience. This chapter focuses on the reflexive verbs you might need to report different kinds of accidents, losses, and repairs. We will then focus on the basics of the instrumental case, paying special attention to its main functions and forms in nouns and pronouns. Finally, you will learn about two word formation strategies in Russian that will help you expand your vocabulary and see more connections between English and Russian.