How to Say "Hurry Up" in Russian

Learn how to say "hurry up" in Russian with this online Russian language lesson from Howcast.

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How to say 'hurry up" in Russian. One way of saying it would be po bih-
strey-ye. That's two words. The first word is po. the second word is bih-
strey-ye in which the accent is on the second syllable. Nice and slow, po
bih-strey-ye. And again, nice and slow, po bih-strey-ye. Now, slightly more
conversationally. Po bih-strey-ye. Give it a shot. Great. Another way of
saying "hurry up" is nyeh mehd-lee and that basically means don't pause.

Breaking it down, it would be nyeh mehd-lee. The accent on that is on the
first syllable of the second word. Putting it together, nyeh mehd-lee. One
more time, nice and slow. nyeh mehd-lee. Now, slightly more
conversationally. Nyeh mehd-lee. Give it a shot. Great. Finally, a third
way of saying "hurry up" would be dah-vai, ee-dyem and that basically means
come on, let's go.

Breaking that down, the first word is dah-vai. The accent is on the second
syllable. Ee-dyem, the accent is on the second syllable in that as well.
Putting it together, dah-vai, ee-dyem. One more time, nice and easy, dah-
vai, ee-dyem. Now, a little bit quicker as one would usually say it. Dah-
vai, ee-dyem. Give it a shot. Great. That's how you say "hurry up" in
Russian.

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