задёргивать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

задёрг- (zadjorg-) +‎ -ивать (-ivatʹ)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɐˈdʲɵrɡʲɪvətʲ]
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Verb[edit]

задёргивать (zadjórgivatʹimpf (perfective задёрнуть)

  1. to draw, to pull, to shut (a curtain)
  2. (colloquial) to torment (a horse) through repeatedly tugging the reins
    Perfective: задёргать (zadjórgatʹ)
  3. (colloquial) to harass or torment through repeated demands
    Perfective: задёргать (zadjórgatʹ)

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