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Description (описание):

[глагол несов.] перева́ривать,
[глагол сов.] перевари́ть

Meaning (значение):

1. to digest
2. to stand, to bear (usually in negative)
3. to comprehend
4. to overdo, to spoil by overdoing
5. to boil/cook again

Etymology (этимология):

prefix пере- + вари́ть (to boil)

Examples (примеры):

  1. Некоторые живые существа, например пауки, способны переваривать пищу снаружи своего организма.
    Certain living beings, for example spiders, are able to digest food outside their bodies.
  2. Они не переваривают друг друга.
    They can’t stand each other.
  3. Мне нужно время переварить все случившееся.
    I need time to digest everything that happened.
  4. Обед был неплох, но овощи переварены.
    The dinner was good but the vegetables were overdone.
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