затянуть

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Etymology[edit]

за- (za-) +‎ тяну́ть (tjanútʹ)

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  • IPA(key): [zətʲɪˈnutʲ]
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Verb[edit]

затяну́ть (zatjanútʹpf (imperfective затя́гивать)

  1. to tighten
    затя́гивать корсе́тzatjágivatʹ korsétto lace/tighten up a corset/girdle
    затяну́ть га́йкиzatjanútʹ gájkito tighten the screws (also figuratively)
    затяну́ть по́ясzatjanútʹ pójasto tighten one's belt; to take one's belt in
  2. to cover, to close
    ра́ну затяну́лоránu zatjanúlothe wound is beginning to heal; the wound has skinned over [has closed]
  3. to procrastinate, to delay, to drag out
    затяну́ть де́лоzatjanútʹ déloto drag out a business
    затяну́ть конфли́ктzatjanútʹ konflíktto protract a conflict
  4. to pull (into)
  5. to drag (into), to suck (into), to suck (down), to engulf, to swallow up
    лошаде́й затяну́ло в боло́то; боло́то затяну́ло лошаде́йlošadéj zatjanúlo v bolóto; bolóto zatjanúlo lošadéjthe horses were sucked down in the bog
  6. to swallow up, to absorb, to engross
    э́та кни́га про́сто затяну́ла меня́éta kníga prósto zatjanúla menjáthis book really absorbed me
  7. to start singing, to begin to harp (on)
    затяну́ть ста́рую (свою́ обы́чную / люби́мую) пе́снюzatjanútʹ stáruju (svojú obýčnuju / ljubímuju) pésnjuto (begin to) harp on one's favourite tune

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