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Rejected, dismissed in Russian 🇷🇺

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rejected, dismissed отказался
How to say “rejected, dismissed” in Russian? “Отказался”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “отказался” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on rejected, dismissed in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Russian word 'отказался':

– Think of the word "off" (as in refusing or turning something off) because 'от-' often implies separation or withdrawal.
– Visualize someone saying "Nah, I'm off" to refuse something, with "off" representing 'от-' and "Nah" for refusal, to tie it to 'казался', which forms the full verb.


– 'Отказаться' is a reflexive verb meaning "to refuse" or "to decline."
– It derives from 'от-' (off, from) and 'казаться' which can mean "to appear" or "to seem." Combined, it represents distancing oneself from something, i.e., refusing it.

Other words that mean the same thing:

– Отклонить (otklonit') – to reject, to decline.
– Отвергнуть (otvergnoot') – to reject.
– Не принять (ne prinyat') – to not accept.

Alternate meanings like slang:

– In slang, depending on the context, 'отказался' can imply someone who chickened out or bailed on an agreement or plan.

Examples of sentences that use it:

1. Я отказался от предложения работы.
– (Ya otkazalsya ot predlozheniya raboty.)
– I declined the job offer.

2. Он отказался говорить с нами.
– (On otkazalsya govorit' s nami.)
– He refused to talk to us.

3. Мы отказались от поездки в последний момент.
– (My otkazalis' ot poeztki v poslednii moment.)
– We backed out of the trip at the last moment.

4. Она отказалась помочь, несмотря на наши просьбы.
– (Ona otazkalas' pomoch', nesmotrya na nashi proz'by.)
– She refused to help despite our pleas.

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