Russian word of the day: Потянуться

Jan 18, 2021 (see all)
[ pa-tee-nú-tsa ]
Verb , plural
Imperfective - тяну́ться
to stretch, to reach for; to stretch oneself
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  • Просну́вшись, она́ сла́дко потяну́лась в тёплой посте́ли.

    pras-núf-shees', a-ná slát-ka pa-tee-nú-las' f tyóp-laî pas-tyé-lee

    Having woken up, she sweetly stretched in the warm bed.

  • Он потяну́лся к звоня́щему телефо́ну.

    on pa-tee-núl-sya k zva-nyá-schee-mu tee-lee-fó-nu

    He reached for the ringing phone.

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