подтянуться

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

подтяну́ть (podtjanútʹ) +‎ -ся (-sja)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pətʲːɪˈnut͡sːə]

VerbEdit

подтяну́ться (podtjanútʹsjapf (imperfective подтя́гиваться)

  1. to tighten one's belt
  2. to pull oneself up
  3. (colloquial) to improve one's standard, to catch up with the rest
    вам надо подтяну́ться по англи́йскомуvam nado podtjanútʹsja po anglíjskomuyou must pull up your English (to a better standard)
  4. to brace oneself up, to pull oneself together
  5. (military) to move up, to move in
  6. passive of подтяну́ть (podtjanútʹ)

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