Sport in Russian
Do you like sport and fitness? Learn how to talk about sport in Russian with our series Russian Word of the Day!
Below you can find Russian words and phrases that describe different sport activities, exercises, and other sport related vocabulary.
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to be ahead, to outstrip, to leave behind; to outdistance; to outdo, to surpass, to forestall
Они́ насто́лько опережа́ли конкуре́нтов, что могли́ одновреме́нно предложи́ть и бо́лее ни́зкую сто́имость, и бо́лее высо́кое ка́чество.
a-née na-stól'-ka a-pee-ree-zhá-lee kan-ku-ryén-taf, chto mag-lee ad-na-vree-myén-na preed-la-zheet' ee bó-lee-ye nées-ku-yu stó-ee-mast', ee bó-lee-ye vy-só-ka-ye ká-cheest-va
They were so far ahead of the competition that they could offer both lower cost and higher quality at the same time.
Почти́ в ка́ждом своём откры́тии он насто́лько опережа́л своё вре́мя, что колле́ги категори́чески его́ не понима́ли.
pach-tée f kázh-dam sva-yóm atk-rý-tee-ee on na-stól'-ka a-pee-ree-zhál sva-yó vryé-mya, chto kal-lyé-gee ka-tee-ga-rée-chees-kee ye-vó nye pa-nee-má-lee
In almost every one of his discoveries, he was so ahead of his time that his colleagues categorically did not understand him.
to fight, to battle, to wrestle
endurance, durability, fatigue resistance
to ride, to be carried on somebody's back
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