Russian word of the day: Опоздать

Jan 27, 2019



Verb , perfective

Imperfective - опа́здывать

to be late


  • Е́сли ты не поторо́пишься, мы опозда́ем.

    yés-lee ty nye pa-ta-ró-peesh-sya, my a-paz-dá-eem

    If you don’t hurry, we’ll be late.

  • Он опозда́л на полчаса́.

    on a-paz-dál na pol-cha-sá

    He was half an hour late.

Additional examples

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

  • Мы чуть не опозда́ли на по́езд.

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

    We almost missed the train.

  • Одева́йся, в шко́лу опозда́ешь!

    a-dee-váî-sya, f shkó-lu a-paz-dá-eesh'

    Get dressed, you'll be late for school!

  • И́з-за тебя́, копу́ша, мы опозда́ем на по́езд!

    eez-za tee-byá, ka-pú-sha, my a-paz-dá-eem na pó-eest

    Because of you, slowpoke, we'll be late for the train!

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припоздни́ться [pree-pazd-nee-tsa] Verb , perfective
to be (a bit) late
по́здно [pózd-na] Adverb
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бесце́нный [byes-tsén-nyi] Adjective
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проспа́ть [pra-spat'] Verb , perfective
to sleep (for some time); to oversleep, to miss (by sleeping)
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pretty, handsome, likable, attractive

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