упирать

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

у- (u-) +‎ -пирать (-piratʹ), the latter being a variant of пере́ть (perétʹ, to move, to carry)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

упира́ть (upirátʹimpf (perfective упере́ть)

  1. to rest (against), to set (against), to lean (against)
    упира́ть шест в стену
    upirátʹ šest v stenu
    to rest a pole against the wall
    упира́ть ру́ку в бок
    upirátʹ rúku v bok
    to place/put one's hand on one's hip
  2. (colloquial) to steal, to pilfer, to filch
  3. (colloquial) to lay stress (on)

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