Russian phrase of the day: По карману

Nov 12, 2017

по карма́ну

pa kar-má-nu

Phrase

affordable

Examples

  • Э́то нам не по карма́ну.

    é-ta nam nye pa kar-má-nu

    We can not afford it.

  • Креди́ты оказа́лись не по карма́ну для ря́да отрасле́й.

    kree-dée-ty a-ka-zá-lees' nye pa kar-má-nu dlya ryá-da at-ras-lyéî

    Loans turned out to be too expensive for a number of industries.

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Related words and phrases

так де́ло не пойдёт [tak dyé-la nye paî-dyót] Phrase
that won't do; this way we won't go far
ма́ло ли [má-la lee] Phrase
expresses uncertainty (~who knows?)
ну вот [nu vot] Phrase
expresses disappointment
вот э́то да [vot é-ta da] Phrase
expresses amazement and surprise

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