Russian word of the day: Полагать

Feb 19, 2021 (see all)
[ pa-la-gát' ]
Verb , imperfective
to think, to suppose, to assume, to guess, to believe,
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  • Я полага́ю таку́ю постано́вку вопро́са неуме́стной.

    ya pa-la-gá-yu ta-kú-yu pas-ta-nóf-ku vap-ró-sa nee-u-myést-naî

    I find this way of formulating the question inappropriate.

  • Есть основа́ния полага́ть, что всё э́то затя́нется на неопределённый срок.

    yest' as-na-vá-nee-ya pa-la-gát', chto fsyo é-ta za-tyá-nee-tsa na nee-ap-ree-dee-lyón-nyî srok

    There are reasons to believe that all this will drag on indefinitely.

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