поставить крест

Conversational Russian


Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):

[pas-TA-veet' kryest]

Translation / meaning:

lit: to put a cross

to put an end, to finish with something, to “bury” it in figurative sense


  • Женитьба и маленькие дети поставили крест на его занятиях экстремальным спортом.
    The marriage and small children put an end to his extreme sports activities.
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