Russian word of the day: Ухитриться

Mar 01, 2019

ухитри́ться

u-heet-rée-tsa

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - ухитря́ться

to contrive, to manage

Examples

  • Он ухитри́лся пройти́ незаме́ченным.

    on u-heet-réel-sya praî-tée nee-za-myé-cheen-nym

    He managed to pass unnoticed.

  • Как ты ухитри́лась его́ убеди́ть?

    kak ty u-heet-rée-las' ye-vó u-bee-déet'

    How did you manage to convince him?

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Same stem words

хи́трый [héet-ryî] Adjective
sly, cunning; artful; intricate

Related words and phrases

вдре́безги [vdryé-beez-gee] Adverb
into smithereens, to pieces
насма́рку [nas-már-ku] , used only in combinations
with no positive outcome, ~go down the drain
поголо́вно [pa-ga-lóv-na] Adverb
all without exception
щеко́тно [schee-kót-na] Adverb
it tickles

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