втягивать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

втяг- (vtjag-) +‎ -ивать (-ivatʹ)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈftʲæɡʲɪvətʲ]

Verb[edit]

втя́гивать (vtjágivatʹimpf (perfective втяну́ть)

  1. to pull (in, into, on, up), to draw (in, into, on, up)
  2. to take in
    втя́гивать во́здухvtjágivatʹ vózduxto draw/breathe/take in air
    втя́гивать жи́дкостьvtjágivatʹ žídkostʹto take in (suck up; absorb) liquid
    втя́гивать ко́гтиvtjágivatʹ kógtito draw in its claws
    втя́гивать щёки (живо́т)vtjágivatʹ ščóki (živót)to suck/pull in one's cheeks (stomach)
  3. (colloquial) to draw (into), to get involved (in)

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