Russian word of the day: Поступаться

Sep 28, 2017



Verb , imperfective

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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посту́пок [pas-tú-pak] Noun , masculine , plural - посту́пки
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Related words and phrases

самоу́чка [sa-ma-úch-ka] Noun , masculine or feminine
self-taught person
плести́сь [plees-tées'] Verb , imperfective
to drag oneself along, to trudge
слыть [slyt'] Verb , imperfective
to have the reputation for, to be said / reputed / known
запропасти́ться [za-pra-pas-tée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get lost, to disappear

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