how to pronounce приставать


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приставать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… мост или муж начинает приставать с утра …”

meanings of приставать


  1. To stick, to adhere.
  2. To bother, to pester.
  3. To hit on, to accost.

приставать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word приставать occurs in russian on average 1.5 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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