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пили́ть (pilítʹimpf

  1. to saw (cut with a saw)
    Оте́ц пи́лит во дворе́ дрова́.Otéc pílit vo dvoré drová.The father is sawing firewood in the courtyard.
    Perfectives: распили́ть (raspilítʹ), отпили́ть (otpilítʹ), попили́ть (popilítʹ)
  2. (colloquial) to nag, to chastise
  3. (colloquial) to appropriate (illegally, especially of public money, slang for the practice in which private contractors pay kickbacks to the various officials who award them projects)
    пили́ть бюдже́тpilítʹ bjudžétto cut/"saw" the budget
  4. (colloquial) to walk, to drive (especially of long distances)
  5. (colloquial) to screw, to have sex with

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imperfective

perfective

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