подставить

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

под- (pod-, sub-, under) +‎ ста́вить (stávitʹ, to place)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pɐt͡sˈstavʲɪtʲ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

подста́вить (podstávitʹpf (imperfective подставля́ть)

  1. to place under (под (pod))
  2. to place near (к (k))
    подста́вить стул кому́-либоpodstávitʹ stul komú-liboto pull up a chair for
  3. to hold up to, to offer to, to make accessible to (by bringing or turning something)
    подста́вить другу́ю щёкуpodstávitʹ drugúju ščókuto turn the other cheek
    подста́вить но́жкуpodstávitʹ nóžkuto trip
  4. to substitute
  5. (figuratively, colloquial) to expose, to leave vulnerable
  6. (figuratively, colloquial, criminology) to frame, to conspire to incriminate falsely a presumably innocent person

ConjugationEdit