Russian phrase of the day: На цыпочках

Aug 17, 2018

How to say 

"On tiptoe" in Russian

на цы́почках

na tsý-pach-kah

Phrase

on tiptoe

Examples

  • Она́ на цы́почках вы́шла из ко́мнаты, где спал малы́ш.

    a-ná na tsý-pach-kah výsh-la ees kóm-na-ty, gdye spal ma-lýsh

    She tiptoed out of the room where the baby was sleeping.

  • Иди́ на цы́почках, тут гря́зно.

    ee-dée na tsý-pach-kah, tut gryáz-na

    Walk on tiptoes, it's dirty here.

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Related words and phrases

понаро́шку [pa-na-rósh-ku] Adverb , variation - "понаро́шке"
for fun, pretending, in pretence
поголо́вно [pa-ga-lóv-na] Adverb
all without exception
слыть [slyt'] Verb , imperfective
to have the reputation for, to be said / reputed / known
под ключ [pat klyuch] Phrase
turnkey, fully ready/constructed

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