Russian phrase of the day: Терпеть не мочь

May 01, 2019

терпе́ть не мочь

teer-pyét' nye moch'

Phrase

can't stand, to hate, to dislike strongly

Examples

  • Я терпе́ть не могу́, когда́ ты так де́лаешь!

    ya teer-pyét' nye ma-gú, kag-da ty tak dyé-la-eesh'

    I hate it when you do that!

  • Он терпе́ть не мо́жет грибы́.

    on teer-pyét' mye mó-zheet gree-bý

    He can't stand mushrooms.

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