how to pronounce опасаться


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опасаться is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… потечь опасаться очень дорого то есть …”

meanings of опасаться


  1. To be afraid of, to fear (+ genitive or за (za) + accusative).
  2. To avoid, to beware of, to refrain from (+ genitive or infinitive).

опасаться frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word опасаться occurs in russian on average 3.2 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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