Russian word of the day: Увольнять

Oct 05, 2018

увольня́ть

u-val'-nyát'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - уво́лить

to discharge, to dismiss, to fire

Examples

  • Коммерса́нты про́сят позво́лить им увольня́ть сотру́дников за утра́ту дове́рия.

    ka-meer-sán-ty pró-syat paz-vó-leet' eem u-val'-nyát' sat-rúd-nee-kaf za ut-rá-tu da-vyé-ree-ya

    Businessmen are asking to allow them to fire employees for the loss of confidence.

  • Тебя́ когда́-нибудь увольня́ли?

    tee-byá kag-dá-nee-bút' u-val'-nyá-lee

    Have you ever been fired?

Same stem words

увольне́ние [u-val'-nyé-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
discharge, release, dismissal
уво́лить [u-vó-leet'] Verb , perfective
to discharge, to dismiss, to fire
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Related words and phrases

подсиде́ть [pad-see-dyét'] Verb , perfective
to scheme / intrigue against (usually to take one's position)
зараба́тывать [za-ra-bá-ty-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to earn
рабо́тать [ra-bó-tat'] Verb , imperfective
to work
о́пыт [ó-pyt] Noun , masculine
experience

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