Russian word of the day: Выиграть

Sep 04, 2018

How to say 

"To win" in Russian



Verb , perfective

Imperfective - выи́грывать

to win

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  • Он вы́играл у меня́ в ша́шки.

    on vý-eeg-ral u mee-nyá f shásh-kee

    He has beaten me in checkers.

  • На́ша кома́нда вы́играла соревнова́ния.

    ná-sha ka-mán-da vý-eeg-ra-la sa-reev-na-vá-nee-ya

    Our team won the competition.

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