how to pronounce забивать


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забивать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… понял муж значит идет забивать мамонта …”

meanings of забивать


  1. To outdo, to surpass.
  2. To block up, to stop up, to cram, to obstruct.
  3. To ignore; to give up on some intention.
  4. To drive in (nail), to hammer in, to nail up.
  5. To slaughter.
  6. To score (a goal).
  7. To reserve.
  8. To beat up.

забивать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word забивать occurs in russian on average 3.4 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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