Russian phrase of the day: Чуть не

Feb 13, 2018

чуть не

chut' nye

Phrase

nearly, almost

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Examples

  • Мы чуть не опозда́ли на по́езд.

    my chut' nye a-paz-dá-lee na pó-eezt

    We almost missed the train.

  • Она́ чуть не подави́лась, когда́ услы́шала но́вости.

    a-ná chut' nye pa-da-vée-las', kag-dá us-lý-sha-la nó-vas-tee

    She almost choked when she heard the news.

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так тебе́ и на́до [tak tee-byé ee ná-da] Phrase
you asked for it!, it serves you right!
сам не свой [sam nye svoi] Phrase , feminine - "сама не своя"
not himself, beside himself
вот э́то да [vot é-ta da] Phrase
expresses amazement and surprise
ну на́до же [nu ná-da zhe] Phrase , variation - "надо же"
~oh, oh dear, my goodness (expresses surprise)
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