Russian word of the day: Зубрить

Nov 24, 2018

How to say 

"To cram" in Russian



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - вы́зубрить, зазубри́ть

to cram


  • Он сиди́т до́ма и зубри́т, гото́вится к экза́мену.

    on see-déet dó-ma ee zub-réet, ga-tó-vee-tsa k ek-zá-mee-nu

    He is siting at home and cramming, preparing for the exam.

  • Основна́я иде́я их подхо́да к обуче́нию в том, что́бы де́ти не про́сто зубри́ли информа́цию, а испо́льзовали полу́ченные зна́ния на пра́ктике.

    as-nav-ná-ya ee-dýe-ya eeh pad-hó-da k a-bu-chyé-nee-yu v tom, chtó-by dyé-tee nye prós-ta zub-rée-lee een-far-má-tsee-yu, a ees-pól'-za-va-lee pa-lú-cheen-ny-ye zná-nee-ya na prák-tee-kye

    The main idea of their approach to learning is that children not just cram the information, but use the knowledge they acquire in practice.

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