Russian phrase of the day: Тому назад

Nov 28, 2018

How to say 

"Ago" in Russian

тому́ наза́д

ta-mú na-zát

Phrase

ago

Examples

  • Два́дцать лет тому́ наза́д мы друг дру́га не зна́ли.

    dvá-tsat' lyet ta-mú na-zát my druk drú-ga nye zná-lee

    Twenty years ago, we did not know each other.

  • Пять часо́в тому́ наза́д он утвержда́л обра́тное.

    pyat' chee-sóf ta-mú na-zát on ut-veerzh-dál ab-rát-na-ye

    Five hours ago he claimed the opposite.

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