Russian phrase of the day: Задним числом

Jan 08, 2018

за́дним число́м

zád-neem chees-lóm

Phrase

post factum, backdating

Examples

  • Они́ подписа́ли контра́кт за́дним число́м.

    a-née pad-pee-sá-lee kant-rákt zád-neem chees-lóm

    They signed the contract backdated.

  • Мы то́лько за́дним число́м сообрази́ли в чём де́ло.

    my tól'-ka zád-neem chees-lóm sa-ab-ra-zée-lee v chom dyé-la

    We only figured out the matter later.

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Related words and phrases

кише́ть [kee-shét'] Verb , imperfective
to throng, to teem, to swarm, to crawl with
поступа́ться [pas-tu-pá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to renounce, to give up, to forgo, to waive
опеча́тка [a-pee-chát-ka] Noun , feminine
misprint, typo
зано́за [za-nó-za] Noun , feminine
splinter; (about a person) pain in the neck, nag

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