Russian word of the day: Опаздывать

May 07, 2017

How to say 

"To be late" in Russian



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - опозда́ть

to be late, to be overdue


  • Он никогда́ никуда́ не опа́здывает.

    on nee-kag-dá nee-ku-dá nye a-páz-dy-va-eet

    He is never late (nowhere).

  • Шевели́сь, мы уже́ опа́здываем.

    she-vye-lees', my u-zhé a-páz-dy-va-eem

    Move faster, we're already late.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "опазд".

  • Собира́йся бы́стро, мы опа́здываем!

    sa-bee-ráî-sya býst-ra, my a-páz-dy-va-eem

    Get ready quickly, we're late!

  • Потора́пливайтесь дава́йте, мы уже́ опа́здываем.

    pa-ta-ráp-lee-vai-tyes' da-vái-tye, my u-zhe a-páz-dy-va-eem

    Hurry up, we're already late.

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