Russian word of the day: Сидеть

Sep 08, 2020
сиде́ть
[ see-dyét' ]
Verb , imperfective
Perfective - посиде́ть
to sit, to be seated
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Examples

  • Он сиде́л на дива́не и чита́л журна́л.

    on see-dyél na dee-vá-nye ee chee-tál zhur-nál

    He was sitting on the couch and reading a magazine.

  • Мы не бу́дем сиде́ть сложа́ ру́ки.

    my nye bú-deem see-dyét' sla-zhá rú-kee

    We will not sit back.

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