Russian word of the day: Поступаться

Sep 28, 2017



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - поступи́ться

to renounce, to give up, to forgo, to waive


  • Ему́ не пришло́сь поступа́ться свои́ми при́нципами.

    ye-mú nye preesh-lós' pas-tu-pá-tsa sva-ée-mee préen-tsee-pa-mee

    He did not have to give up his principles.

  • Мы не гото́вы поступа́ться на́шими интере́сами в э́том вопро́се.

    my nye ga-tó-vy pas-tu-pá-tsa ná-shee-mee een-tee-ryé-sa-mee v é-tam vap-ró-sye

    We are not ready to forgo our interests on this issue.

Additional examples

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

  • Он привы́к поступа́ть по со́вести.

    on pree-výk pas-tu-tát' pa só-vees-tee

    He is used to act in good conscience.

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Same stem words

посту́пок [pas-tú-pak] Noun , plural - посту́пки
act, deed, action
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Related words and phrases

копи́лка [ka-péel-ka] Noun
piggy bank, money box
нажива́ться [na-zhee-vá-tsa] Verb
to make a profit out of somebody's work or loss
зря [zrya] Adverb
in vain, to no purpose, (all) for nothing
отстава́ть [at-sta-vát'] Verb
to lag behind, to be behind

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