Russian word of the day: Промазать

Jul 07, 2018

прома́зать

pra-má-zat'

Verb , perfective

to miss (the mark)

Examples

  • Футболи́ст попыта́лся заби́ть гол, но прома́зал.

    fut-ba-léest pa-py-tál-sya za-béet' gol, no pra-má-zal

    The footballer tried to score a goal but missed.

  • Це́лься так, чтоб не прома́зать.

    tsél'-sya tak, chtop nye pra-má-zat'

    Aim so you don't miss.

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Related words and phrases

опеча́тка [a-pee-chát-ka] Noun , feminine
misprint, typo
упусти́ть [u-pus-téet'] Verb , perfective
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
отстава́ть [at-sta-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to lag behind, to be behind
предвеща́ть [pryed-vee-schát'] Verb , imperfective
to forebode, to presage, to betoken, to foreshadow

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