How to say 

"Eavesdrop" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Feb 25, 2020
[ pat-slú-shee-vat' ]
Verb , imperfective
Perfective - подслу́шать
to eavesdrop, to overhear

Examples of "Eavesdrop" in Russian

  • Закро́йте дверь, что́бы нас никто́ не подслу́шивал.

    za-króî-tye dvyer', chtó-by nas neek-tó nye pat-slú-shee-val

    Close the door so that no one eavesdrops on us.

  • Он не хоте́л подслу́шивать чужо́й разгово́р, а поэ́тому встал и вы́шел из помеще́ния.

    on nye ha-tyél pat-slú-shee-vat' chu-zhóî raz-ga-vór, a pa-é-ta-mu fstal ee vý-shel ees pa-mee-schyé-nee-ya

    He did not want to overhear someone else's conversation and therefore stood up and left the room.

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Same stem words

слу́шать [slú-shat'] Verb
to listen, to hear

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