Russian word of the day: Удаваться

Mar 01, 2018

удава́ться

u-da-vá-tsa

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - уда́ться

to be successful, to turn out well, to manage to do something

Examples

  • Как тебе́ удаётся всё успева́ть?

    kak tee-byé u-da yó-tsa fsyo us-pee-vát'

    How do you manage to do everything?

  • До сих пор ему́ удава́лось подде́рживать хоро́шие отноше́ния со все́ми.

    da seeh por ye-mú u-da-vá-las' pad-dyér-zhee-vat' ha-ró-shee-ye at-na-shé-nee-ya sa fsyé-mee

    Until now, he managed to maintain good relations with everybody.

Related words and phrases

переезжа́ть [pye-rye-yez-zhát'] Verb
to move, to relocate
помаха́ть [pa-ma-hát'] Verb
to wave
взя́тка [vzyát-ka] Noun
bribe
потерпе́ть [pa-teer-pyét'] Verb
to be patient, to tolerate, to suffer

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