Russian phrase of the day: За свой счет

Apr 14, 2019

за свой счёт

za svoî schyot

Phrase

at one's own expense, out of one's own pocket

Examples

  • Жильцы́ до́ма постро́или де́тскую площа́дку за свой счёт.

    zheel'-tsý dó-ma past-ró-ee-lee dyéts-ku-yu pla-schát-ku za svoî schyot

    The residents of the building built a playground for kids at their own expense.

  • Я не приду́ на рабо́ту в пя́тницу, беру́ за свой счёт.

    ya nye pree-dú na ra-bó-tu f pyát-nee-tsu, bee-rú za svoî schyot

    I'm not coming to work on Friday, I'm taking an unpaid day off (a day off at my own expense).

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Related words and phrases

приме́рочная [pree-myé-rach-na-ya] Noun , feminine
fitting-room
сто́ить [stó-eet'] Verb , imperfective
to cost; to be worth
распрода́жа [ras-pra-dá-zha] Noun , feminine
sale
купи́ть [ku-péet'] Verb , imperfective
to buy, to purchase

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