Russian word of the day: Удаваться

Mar 01, 2018

удава́ться

u-da-vá-tsa

Verb , imperfective

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.

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Related words and phrases

шу́тка [shút-ka] Noun , feminine
joke
по́ровну [pó-rav-nu] Adverb
equally, in equal parts
просыпа́ться [pra-sy-pá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to wake up
прогу́ливаться [pra-gú-lee-va-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to walk, to stroll, to go for a walk/a stroll

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