Russian word of the day: Пререкаться

Feb 12, 2018

пререка́ться

pree-ree-ká-tsa

Verb , imperfective

to argue, to wrangle, to bicker

Examples

  • Не пререка́йся со ста́ршими!

    nye pree-ree-káî-sya sa stár-shee-mee

    Don't you talk back to the elders!

  • Он пререка́ется с ма́терью по любо́му по́воду.

    on pree-ree-ká-ee-tsa s má-teer'-yu pa lyu-bó-mu pó-va-du

    He always (for any reason) wrangles with his mother.

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Related words and phrases

притворя́ться [pree-tva-ryá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to feign, to pretend, to act, to simulate
потака́ть [pa-ta-kát'] Verb , imperfective
to indulge, to cater
врать [vrat'] Verb , imperfective
to lie
обижа́ться [a-bee-zhát'-sya] Verb , imperfective
to take offence, to resent

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