Russian word of the day: Сговориться

Nov 27, 2018

сговори́ться

sga-va-rée-tsa

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - сгова́риваться

to agree to do something, to conspire, to plot

Examples

  • Он счита́ет, что про́тив него́ могли́ сговори́ться.

    on schee-tá-eet, chto pró-teef nee-vó mag-lée sga-va-rée-tsa

    He thinks that there could be a plot against him.

  • Продавцы́ цвето́в сговори́лись подня́ть це́ны пе́ред пра́здниками.

    pra-daf-tsý tsvee-tóf sga-va-rée-lees' pad-nyat' tsé-ny pyé-reet prázd-nee-ka-mee

    Flower sellers conspired to raise prices before the holidays.

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Same stem words

перегово́ры [pee-ree-ga-vó-ry] Noun
negotiations, talks
договори́ться [da-ga-va-rée-tsa] Verb
to reach an agreement, to agree

Related words and phrases

потерпе́ть [pa-teer-pyét'] Verb
to be patient, to tolerate, to suffer
стара́ться [sta-rá-tsa] Verb
to try, to seek, to endeavour
вы́терпеть [vý-teer-pyét'] Verb
to endure, to bear; to undergo, to suffer
зева́ть [zee-vát'] Verb
to yawn; to gawk / gape

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