how to pronounce затянуть


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the above transcription of затянуть is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

затянуть is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… кого туда можно затянуть в этот …”

meanings of затянуть


  1. To procrastinate, to delay, to drag out.
  2. To tighten.
  3. To start singing, to begin to harp (on).
  4. To cover, to close.
  5. To pull (into).
  6. To swallow up, to absorb, to engross.
  7. To drag (into), to suck (into), to suck (down), to engulf, to swallow up.

затянуть frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word затянуть occurs in russian on average 1.9 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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