Russian phrase of the day: Так тебе и надо

Jan 13, 2018

так тебе́ и на́до

tak tee-byé ee ná-da

Phrase

you asked for it!, it serves you right!

Examples

  • Меня́ чуть то́ком не уда́рило. - Так тебе́ и на́до, не бу́дешь лезть куда́ не про́сят.

    mee-nyá chut' tó-kam nye u-dá-ree-la. - tak tee-byé ee ná-da, nye bú-deesh lyezt' ku-dá nye ná-da.

    I got almost hit by the current. - You asked for it, next time you won't go where you are not asked to.

  • Андре́я с рабо́ты уво́лили. - Так ему́ и на́до, давно́ пора́ бы́ло!

    and-ryé-ya s ra-bó-ty u-vó-lee-lee. - tak ye-mú ee ná-da, dav-nó pa-ra bý-la!

    Andrei got fired from his job. - He deserves it, should have done it long ago!

Russian Pod 101

Related words and phrases

чуть не [chut' nye] Phrase
nearly, almost
как попа́ло [kak pa-pá-la] Phrase
anyhow, at random, haphazard, any which way
вот те на [vot tye na] Phrase
expresses surprise
не ахти́ [nye ah-tée] Phrase
nothing special, so-so

Do you have any questions? We are here to help!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *