протягивать

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prɐˈtʲæɡʲɪvətʲ/
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Verb[edit]

протя́гивать (protjágivatʹimpf (perfective протяну́ть)

  1. to stretch, extend
  2. to hold / stretch / reach out; extend
    протя́гивать ру́ку по́мощи — to extend a helping hand to smb.
  3. to delay, drag out
  4. to drawl, prolong, sustain
    Я не могу́ вы́дать вам э́тот креди́т, — обречённо протяну́л он.
    I cannot give you this credit - he drawled resignedly.
  5. to hold out, live a while longer, last (survive)
    Он до́лго не протя́нет - He won't last (live) long.
  6. in expressions
    протя́гивать но́ги - to turn up one's toes; to kick the bucket

Conjugation[edit]