Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "fast" in Russian

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Meaning: fast, quick, speedy, early, rapid, hasty, express

Pronunciation: [SKOH-riy]

Part of speech: adjective

Rank: #433 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Экспе́рты прогнози́руют ско́рое повыше́ние цен на проду́кты.
  • Experts predict that grocery prices will soon increase.
  • Я купи́л биле́т на ско́рый по́езд до Москвы́.
  • I bought an express train ticket to Moscow.
  •  literal  I bought a ticket on an express train to Moscow.
  • Мы наде́емся на ско́рое заверше́ние э́того прое́кта.
  • We hope for a quick completion of this project.
  • Не принима́й реше́ния на ско́рую ру́ку.
  • Do not make hasty decisions.
  •  literal  Don't accept decisions on hasty hand.
  • Кремль наде́ется на ско́рое прекраще́ние проте́стов.
  • The Kremlin hopes for a quick end to the protests.
  • Метеоро́логи предска́зывают ско́рое наступле́ние моро́зов в Москве́.
  • Meteorologists are predicting an imminent onset of frost in Moscow.
  • Э́то письмо́ должно́ быть доста́влено за́втра. Отпра́вь его́ ско́рой по́чтой.
  • This letter should be delivered tomorrow. Send this letter via express mail.
  • Реше́ние сове́та директоро́в привело́ к ско́рому улучше́нию прода́ж компа́нии.
  • The decision of the board of directors has led to rapid improvement of the company's sales.
  • Ско́рое бу́дущее пока́жет был ли ты прав.
  • The near future will tell if you were right.
  • Э́ти собы́тия привели́ к ско́рому распа́ду Сове́тского Сою́за.
  • These events led to the rapid collapse of the Soviet Union.

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Word recordings: Copyright(c) 2006 Streit Goulnara, Streit Eric, Vion Nicolas. Copyright(c) 2007 S. Sakhno, N. Vion. Distributed under CC-BY.

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