how to pronounce усидеть


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усидеть is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… кому удается на них усидеть в рады у …”

meanings of усидеть


  1. To sit still (despite one's desires or intentions).
  2. To hold on (to a position or job), to remain (in a position or job).
  3. To sit at the table and eat or drink (something) (fully or in large quantities).
  4. To stay in place, to refrain from leaving.
  5. To remain sitting (after being pushed).

усидеть frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word усидеть occurs in russian on average 0.7 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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