how to pronounce оторвать


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оторвать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… прикладывать усилия чтобы оторвать их от …”

meanings of оторвать


  1. To divert, to interrupt, to disturb.
  2. To tear/pull away.
  3. To separate.
  4. To tear from.

оторвать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word оторвать occurs in russian on average 6.5 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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