Russian phrase of the day: Да ты что

Dec 28, 2018

да ты что

da ty chto

Phrase

expression of surprise (~ are you serious? really?)

Examples

  • Ты зна́ешь, что Ми́ша уво́лился? - Да ты что!

    ty zná-eesh, chto mée-sha u-vó-leel-sya? - da ty chto!

    Do you know that Misha quit? - Oh, really?

  • У меня́ укра́ли кошелёк. - Да ты что, серьёзно?

    u mee-nyá uk-rá-lee ka-shee-lyók. - da ty chto, seer'- yóz-na?

    My wallet was stolen. - Are you serious?

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вот оно́ как [vot a-nó kak] Phrase
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ну вот [nu vot] Phrase
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не ахти́ [nye ah-tée] Phrase
nothing special, so-so
вот оно́ что [vot a-nó chto] Phrase
expresses amazement, surprise, admiration

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