Russian phrase of the day: Как ни крути

Nov 07, 2018

как ни крути́

kak nee kru-tée

Phrase

anyway (lit. - no matter how you turn it)

Examples

  • Как ни крути́, а е́хать нам всё равно́ придётся.

    kak nee kru-tée, a yé-hat' nam fsyo rav-nó pree-dyó-tsa

    In any case, we still have to go.

  • У него́ вы́хода нет, как ни крути́.

    u nee-vó vý-ha-da nyet, kak nee kru-tée

    He has no choice, no matter how you look at it.

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