Russian word of the day: Работать

Jan 20, 2018

How to say 

"To work" in Russian

рабо́тать

ra-bó-tat'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - порабо́тать, срабо́тать

to work

Examples

  • Ты где рабо́таешь сейча́с?

    ty gdye ra-bó-ta-eesh seeî-chas

    Where are you working now?

  • Я там рабо́тала два го́да наза́д.

    ya tam ra-bó-ta-la dva gó-da na-zád

    I worked there two years ago.

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

  • В настоя́щее вре́мя он безрабо́тный.

    v nas-ta-yá-schye-ye vryé-mya on beez-ra-bót-nyî

    He is currently unemployed.

  • Она́ пожела́ла нам до́брого у́тра и ушла́ на рабо́ту.

    a-na pa-zhee-lá-la nam dób-ra-va út-ra ee ush-la na ra-bó-tu

    She wished us a good morning and went to work.

  • Он уе́хал рабо́тать за грани́цу.

    on u-yé-hal ra-bó-tat' za gra-née-tsu

    He left to work abroad.

  • Он забы́лся и пришёл на рабо́ту в дома́шних та́пках.

    on za-býl-sya ee pree-shól na ra-bó-tu v da-másh-neeh táp-kah

    He forgot himself and came to work in home slippers.

  • Днём он рабо́тал, так что ему́ приходи́лось занима́ться по ноча́м.

    dnyom on ra-bó-tal, tak chto ee-mú pree-ha-dée-las' za-nee-má-tsa pa na-chám

    He was working during the day, so he had to study at night.

  • Слу́жба безопа́сности срабо́тала из рук вон пло́хо.

    slúzh-ba bee-za-pás-nas-tee sra-bó-ta-la eez ruk von pló-ha

    The security service performed as bad as bad can be.

  • Он зако́нчил рабо́тать в 11 часо́в ве́чера.

    on za-kón-cheel ra-bó-tat' v a-dée-na-tsat' chee-sóf vyé-chye-ra

    He finished working at 11 pm.

  • Рабо́тать с ним - одно́ удово́льствие.

    ra-bó-tat' s neem - ad-nó u-da-vól'st-vee-ye

    Working with him is a pleasure.

  • Отли́чно порабо́тали сего́дня, так держа́ть!

    at-léech-na pa-ra-bó-ta-lee see-vód-nya, tak deer-zhát'

    Excellent work today, keep it up!

  • Он нашёл но́вую рабо́ту.

    on na-shól nó-vu-yu ra-bó-tu

    He found a new job.

Same stem words

безрабо́тный [beez-ra-bót-nyî] Adjective
unemployed, jobless
рабо́та [ra-bó-ta] Noun
work, job
зараба́тывать [za-ra-bá-ty-vat'] Verb
to earn

Related words and phrases

за свой счёт [za svoî schyot] Phrase
at one's own expense, out of one's own pocket
увольне́ние [u-val'-nyé-nee-ye] Noun
discharge, release, dismissal
зараба́тывать [za-ra-bá-ty-vat'] Verb
to earn
собесе́дование [sa-bee-syé-da-va-nee-ye] Noun
interview (for a job or studies), interlocution
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