how to pronounce попадать


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попадать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… сюда будут попадать все оформлены …”

meanings of попадать


  1. To fall one after another.
  2. To hit (a target).
  3. To get (to), to come (upon), to fall (into), to find oneself (in), to hit (upon).

попадать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word попадать occurs in russian on average 3.8 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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