How to say 

"Slap in the face" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Dec 12, 2019 (see all)
пощёчина
[ pa-schyó-chee-na ]
Noun , feminine
slap in the face
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Examples of "Slap in the face" in Russian

  • Ма́ша едва́ удержа́лась, что́бы не дать Еле́не пощёчину.

    má-sha yed-vá u-deer-zhá-las', chtó-by mye dat' ye-lyé-nye pa-schyó-chee-nu

    Masha barely restrained herself giving Elena a slap in the face.

  • Депута́т не вы́держал и влепи́л пощёчину досажда́вшему ему́ журнали́сту.

    dee-pu-tát nye vý-deer-zhal ee vlee-péel pa-schyó-chee-nu da-sazh-dáf-shee-mu ye-mu zhur-na-lées-tu

    The deputy could not take it anymore and slapped a journalist who plagued him.

Declension of the word пощечина

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. пощёчина пощёчины
Genitive Gen. пощёчины пощёчин
Dative Dat. пощёчине пощёчинам
Accusative Acc. пощёчину пощёчины
Instrumental Inst. пощёчиной пощёчинами
Prepositional Prep. пощёчине пощёчинах

Additional examples

  • Получи́в таку́ю пощёчину, любо́й из нас захо́чет дать сда́чи.

    pa-lú-cheef ta-kú-yu pa-schyó-chee-nu, lyu-bóî eez nas za-hó-cheet dat' sdá-chee

    Having received such a slap in the face, any of us would want to hit back.

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щека́ [schee-ká] Noun , plural - щёки
cheek

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