Russian word of the day: Преодолевать

Dec 31, 2019



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - преодоле́ть

to overcome, to overpass, to surmount, to get over


  • Нелёгкое де́тство научи́ло её преодолева́ть тру́дности без посторо́нней по́мощи.

    nee-lyóh-ka-ye dyéts-tva na-u-chée-la ye-yó pree-a-da-lee-vát' trúd-nas-tee byes pas-ta-rón-nyeî pó-ma-schee

    The difficult childhood taught her to overcome difficulties without outside help.

  • Лю́ди преодолева́ли ты́сячи киломе́тров, что́бы име́ть возмо́жность встре́титься со свои́м куми́ром.

    lyú-dee pree-a-da-lee-vá-lee tý-see-chee kee-la-myét-raf, chtó-by ee-myét' vaz-mózh-nast' fstryé-tee-tsa sa sva-éem ku-mée-ram

    People traveled (overpassed) thousands of kilometers to be able to meet their idol.


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кише́ть [kee-shét'] Verb
to throng, to teem, to swarm, to crawl with
сногсшиба́тельный [snok-sshee-bá-teel'-nyî] Adjective
stunning, astounding
упусти́ть [u-pus-téet'] Verb
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
оплоша́ть [ap-la-shát'] Verb
to make a mistake, to fail, to blunder

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