отделаться

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

отде́лать (otdélatʹ) +‎ -ся (-sja)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ɐˈdʲːelət͡sə]

Verb[edit]

отде́латься (otdélatʹsjapf (imperfective отде́лываться)

  1. to get rid (of), to get away (from), to throw off, to shake off, to be through (with), to finish (with)
    не могу́ отде́латься от впечатле́нияne mogú otdélatʹsja ot vpečatlénijaI can't shake off [get away from] the impression
  2. to escape (with), to get away (with), to get off (with)
    отде́латься о́бщими фра́зами (от)otdélatʹsja óbščimi frázami (ot)to talk one's way out (of)
    отде́латься отгово́ркамиotdélatʹsja otgovórkamito get away with excuses; get away with irrelevant comments; dodge the question; give the runaround
  3. to get away (with), to get off (with)
    отде́латься цара́пинамиotdélatʹsja carápinamito get off/away with slight cuts
    дёшево отде́латьсяdjóševo otdélatʹsjato get off easy/cheap
    сча́стливо/счастли́во отде́латьсяsčástlivo/sčastlívo otdélatʹsjato have a lucky escape; be none the worse for it
  4. passive of отде́лать (otdélatʹ)

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