Russian Idioms

How to say "to grasp" in Russian
ловить на лету
[lah-VEET' nuh lee-TOO]

Meaning:

1
a : to graspb : to comprehend instantly
2
: to hang on one's lips

 Example sentences:
  • Он рассказывал о походе очень интересно. Дети ловили на лету каждое его слово.
  • He was telling about the excursion very interesting. Children were hanging on his lips.
  • Этот студент очень смышлёный и ловит на лету всё, что говорит преподаватель.
  • This student is very intelligent and grasps everything that the instructor says.



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