Russian word of the day: Закончить

Feb 07, 2019

How to say 

"To finish" in Russian

зако́нчить

za-kón-cheet'

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - зака́нчивать

to finish, to complete

Examples

  • Она́ зако́нчила университе́т в 2010 году́.

    a-ná za-kón-chee-la u-nee-veer-see-tyét v dvye tý-sya-chee dee-syá-tam ga-dú

    She graduated from university in 2010.

  • Он зако́нчил рабо́тать в 11 часо́в ве́чера.

    on za-kón-cheel ra-bó-tat' v a-dée-na-tsat' chee-sóf vyé-chye-ra

    He finished working at 11 pm.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "закончи".

  • В шко́лах зако́нчились зи́мние кани́кулы.

    f shkó-lah za-kón-chee-lees' zéem-nee-ye ka-née-ku-ly

    Schools ended their winter holidays.

  • Он зако́нчил шко́лу в 2002 году́.

    on za-kón-cheel shkó-lu v dvye tý-see-chee fta-róm ga-dú

    He graduated from school in 2002.

  • Скажи́ мне, когда́ зако́нчишь.

    ska-zhée mnye, kag-dá za-kón-cheesh

    Tell me when you're done.

  • Согла́сно контра́кту, рабо́ты должны́ зако́нчиться за́втра.

    sag-lás-na kant-rák-tu, ra-bó-ty dalzh-ný za-kón-chee-tsa záft-ra

    According to the contract, the works must end tomorrow.

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