Russian phrase of the day: Так получилось

Aug 04, 2018

так получи́лось

tak pa-lu-chée-las'


it happened this way, it so fell out


  • Я не специа́льно, так получи́лось.

    ya nye spee-tsál'-na, tak pa-lu-chée-las'

    I did not do it on purpose, it just happened.

  • Так получи́лось, что мы оказа́лись в ну́жное вре́мя в ну́жном ме́сте.

    tak pa-lu-chée-las', chto my a-ka-zá-lees' v núzh-na-ye vryé-mya v núzh-nam myés-tye

    It so fell out that we were at the right time in the right place.

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