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

упусти́ть [u-pus-téet'] Verb , perfective
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
на цы́почках [na tsý-pach-kah] Phrase
on tiptoe
вкусня́тина [fkus-nyá-tee-na] Noun , feminine
it's delicious, yummy, tasty
нарасхва́т [na-ras-hvát] Adverb
~ like hot cakes, in great demand

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