how to pronounce доставать


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доставать is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of доставать in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… после этого можно доставать и …”

meanings of доставать


  1. To annoy someone badly.
  2. To take, to go fetch, to take out.
  3. To suffice.
  4. To reach, to touch.
  5. To get, to procure, to obtain.

доставать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word доставать occurs in russian on average 7.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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