пречупвам

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Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [prɛˈt͡ʃu̟pvəm]

Verb[edit]

пречу́пвам (prečúpvamimpf (perfective пречу́пя)

  1. (transitive) to break into pieces, to snap
    Той пречупи пръчката на две.
    Toj prečupi prǎčkata na dve.
    He broke the stick in two.
  2. (transitive) to break, to bend (to cause a person or animal to lose its will, to force to submit)
    Трябва да пречупиш слона преди да можеш да го използваш за носене на товари.
    Trjabva da prečupiš slona predi da možeš da go izpolzvaš za nosene na tovari.
    You have to break an elephant before you can use it as an animal of burden.
    Америка е използвала много начини на мъчение, за да пречупи военнопленниците си.
    Amerika e izpolzvala mnogo načini na mǎčenie, za da prečupi voennoplennicite si.
    America has used many forms of torture to break their prisoners of war.
  3. (transitive) to crack (to cause to yield under interrogation or other pressure)
    Успяха да го пречупят на третия ден.
    Uspjaha da go prečupjat na tretija den.
    They managed to crack him on the third day.
  4. (transitive) to crack (to debilitate by psychological pressure)
  5. (transitive, optics) to refract
    Призмата може да пречупва светлина
    Prizmata može da prečupva svetlina
    A prism can refract light.

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