Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "after all" in Russian

This Russian word is one of the top 1000 words in Russian. The complete list of most common Russian words is available here.


Meaning: after all, seeing as, because, you see, in fact , you know

Pronunciation: [vyeht']

Part of speech: conjunction

Rank: #113 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Ведь я тебе́ говори́л!
  • But I told you, didn't I!
  • Гла́вное ведь, что у э́той исто́рии счастли́вый коне́ц.
  • After all the main thing is that this story has a happy ending.
  • Ты ведь знал об э́том, так почему́ мне не сказа́л?
  • You did know about this, so why didn't you tell me?
  • Ты мо́жешь рассказа́ть мне об э́том, мы ведь друзья́.
  • You can tell me about it, after all we are friends.
  • Я о́чень рад э́той пое́здке, ведь я, наконе́ц, уви́жу мою ма́ленькую племя́нницу.
  • I'm very happy about this trip, because finally I will see my little niece.
  • Я тебе́ доверя́ю, ты ведь не ста́нешь скрыва́ть от меня́ пра́вды.
  • I trust you, after all you do not try to hide the truth from me.
  • Хва́тит кури́ть, ведь ты обеща́л мне.
  • Stop smoking, because you promised me.
  • Дава́й сде́лаем прива́л, ты ведь уста́л идти́.
  • Let's take a break, seeing as you're tired of walking.
  • Ты ведь зна́ешь пра́вильный отве́т на э́тот вопро́с?
  • Don't you know the right answer to this question?
  • Ведь ты хо́чешь пое́хать на о́зеро?
  • After all, you want to go to the lake, don't you?

Phrase recordings: Copyright(c) 2011 All rights reserved.
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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