Russian word of the day: Ошибаться

Aug 05, 2018

How to say 

"To be mistaken" in Russian



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - ошиби́ться

to be mistaken, to make mistakes


  • Кто не ошиба́ется, тот ничего́ не де́лает.

    kto nye a-shee-bá-ee-tsa, tot nee-chee-vó nye dyé-la-yet

    Who does not make mistakes does nothing. (Russian saying)

  • Я могу́ ошиба́ться, но по-мо́ему мы здесь уже́ проходи́ли.

    ya ma-gú a-shee-bá-tsa, no pa-mó-ee-mu my zdyes' u-zhé pra-ha-dée-lee

    I may be wrong, but I think we have already passed here.

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