загнуть

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EtymologyEdit

за- (za-) +‎ гнуть (gnutʹ)

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VerbEdit

загну́ть (zagnútʹpf (imperfective загиба́ть)

  1. to turn up, to turn down, to bend
    загну́ть па́лецzagnútʹ pálecto bend/crook a finger
    загну́ть страни́цуzagnútʹ stranícuturn down [dog-ear] the page
    загну́ть це́нуzagnútʹ cénuto ask/charge an exorbitant price
  2. (colloquial) to exaggerate, to pull someone's leg
  3. (low colloquial) to say, to let loose
    загну́ть кре́пкое словцо́zagnútʹ krépkoje slovcóto let loose an expletive; utter a strong/bad/swear word
    ну и вопро́с он загну́л!nu i voprós on zagnúl!some question he asked!

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