Russian word of the day: Ухитриться

Mar 01, 2019



Verb , perfective

Imperfective - ухитря́ться

to contrive, to manage


  • 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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sly, cunning; artful; intricate
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