Russian word of the day: Остепениться

Apr 14, 2018
остепени́ться
[ as-tee-pee-née-tsa ]
Verb , perfective
to settle / steady down, to become staid / respectable, to sober down
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Examples

  • Пора́ тебе́, Ди́ма, остепени́ться!

    pa-rá tee-byé, Dée-ma, as-tee-pee-née-tsa

    It's time for you, Dima, to settle down!

  • Он остепени́лся и реши́л жени́ться.

    on as-tee-pee-néel-sya ee ree-shéel zhee-née-tsa

    He settled down and decided to get married.

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