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['sʌfə] брит. / амер.


  1. страдать; испытывать, претерпевать

  2. уст.; книжн. дозволять, допускать, позволять, разрешать

  3. сносить, терпеть

Learning (En-Ru)




  1. испытывать

  2. терпеть, переживать

  3. ухудшаться

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I beg the gods to let me die and join her, so I don't have to suffer any more of the pain you cause me, but still they leave me here.
Я прошу богов, чтобы они разрешили мне умереть и присоединиться к ней, чтобы не страдать от той боли, которую ты мне задаешь. Вот только они оставляют меня здесь.
Card, Orson Scott / XenocideКард, Орсон Скот / Ксеноцид
Кард, Орсон Скот
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card
© Copyright перевод с английского Владимир Марченко
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2000
Card, Orson Scott
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card
The poor at least should suffer that he might learn, and the rich should pay for the output of his learning.
Бедняки должны страдать для того, чтобы он, Дик, мог научиться чему-нибудь, мог создать что-нибудь хорошее, а богачи должны были платить за то, что ему даст это учение, за то, что он создаст.
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
If you can take upon yourself the crime of the criminal your heart is judging, take it at once, suffer for him yourself, and let him go without reproach.
Если возьможешь принять на себя преступление стоящего пред тобою и судимого сердцем твоим преступника, то немедленно приими и пострадай за него сам, его же без укора отпусти.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
So, when an avalanche bears down a mountain-forest, twigs and bushes suffer with the trees, and all perish together.
Так, когда лавина сметает лес в горах, побеги и кусты претерпевают ту же участь, что и деревья, и все погибают вместе.
Dickens, Charles / Dombey and SonДиккенс, Чарльз / Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Dombey and Son
Dickens, Charles
© 2009 by Classic Books International
However, many countries continued to suffer from underdevelopment.
Однако многие страны по-прежнему страдают от недостаточного уровня развития.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Or did he suffer an agony of inward emptiness in view of the vacant places at table?
Вздохнул ли он наконец свободно, с облегчением, или же страдал душой, взирая на пустующий стол?
Mann, Thomas / The Magic MountainМанн, Томас / Волшебная гора
Волшебная гора
Манн, Томас
© 1924, S.Fischer Verlag AG, Berlin
© Перевод. В. Станевич, наследники, 2009
© Перевод. В. Курелла, наследники, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Magic Mountain
Mann, Thomas
© 1995 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Mr. Trutschler deliberately acted to cause, and did cause, KEK to suffer a financial loss in the amount of $4.3 million, the recovery of which he sought unsuccessfully to evade.
Г-н Тручлер действовал с намерением причинить и действительно причинил КЭК финансовый убыток на сумму 4,3 млн. долл. США, возмещения которой он пытался безуспешно избежать.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
I tell thee, proud Templar, that not in thy fiercest battles hast thou displayed more of thy vaunted courage, than has been shown by woman when called upon to suffer by affection or duty.
Могу тебя уверить, гордый рыцарь, что ни в одном из самых страшных сражений не обнаруживал ты такого мужества, какое проявляет женщина, когда долг или привязанность призывает ее к страданию.
Scott, Walter / YvanhoeСкотт, Вальтер / Айвенго
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература ", 1962
Scott, Walter
Almost 30 per cent of Nigerian children suffer from malnutrition and its damaging consequences.
Около 30% нигерийских детей страдают от недоедания и связанных с ним негативных последствий.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The GenCo will not suffer from this delay.
Генкомпания не пострадает от переноса сделки.
© 2009-2010
© 2009-2010
“What’s the rush to make me suffer; this grandpa’s not a total duffer,” Fandorin rattled off.
– Ты постой-постой, я дедок-то непростой, – зачастил Фандорин.
Akunin, Boris / The Death of AchillesАкунин, Борис / Смерть Ахиллеса
Смерть Ахиллеса
Акунин, Борис
© B. Akunin, автор, 1998
© И. Захаров, 2008
The Death of Achilles
Akunin, Boris
© 2006 by Random House, Inc.
© 1998 by Boris Akunin
I gave him the promise he required; but at the same time protested, "that I would suffer the greatest hardships, rather than return to live among YAHOOS."
Я дал требуемое им обещание, но заявил при этом, что готов претерпеть самые тяжкие бедствия, лишь бы только не возвращаться в общество еху.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
Although he often went too far, he was the first to suffer for it.
Хоть и терял часто меру, но первый страдал от того сам.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Never did a martyr suffer such torture, to judge by the cries she uttered.
Ни один мученик не претерпевал таких мучений, если судить по ее крикам.
Dumas fils, Alexandre / CamilleДюма-сын, Александр / Дама с камелиями
Дама с камелиями
Дюма-сын, Александр
© Издание на русском языке, оформление. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2009
Dumas fils, Alexandre
© New American Library, a division of Penguin Group
Or sometimes they would burn very bitter things around him and the smoke would get into his nose and he would suffer terribly.
Или иногда они сжигали вокруг него вещи, дававшие много горького дыма. Дым достигал его носа, и он страдал ужасно.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / Tao: The Pathless Path, Volume 2Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Дао: Путь без пути, Том 2
Дао: Путь без пути, Том 2
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
Tao: The Pathless Path, Volume 2
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
© 2002 by Osho International

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'sʌfəVerbстрадать; испытывать; претерпеватьExamples

to suffer from insomnia — страдать, мучиться бессонницей
He suffers from headaches. — Он страдает головными болями.

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  1. 1.


    translation added by Айгерим Айгерим


suffer a decline
suffer a defeat
потерпеть поражение
suffer a loss
потерпеть убыток
suffer a loss
терпеть ущерб
suffer a wreck
потерпеть крушение
suffer damage
получить повреждение
suffer damage
понести ущерб
suffer hardships
выносить лишения
suffer losses
терпеть убытки
suffer want
suffer want
to suffer
to suffer from cold
suffer a lot
suffer no more

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)suffering
Past Participle (Participle II)suffered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I sufferwe suffer
you sufferyou suffer
he/she/it suffersthey suffer
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am sufferingwe are suffering
you are sufferingyou are suffering
he/she/it is sufferingthey are suffering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have sufferedwe have suffered
you have sufferedyou have suffered
he/she/it has sufferedthey have suffered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been sufferingwe have been suffering
you have been sufferingyou have been suffering
he/she/it has been sufferingthey have been suffering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I sufferedwe suffered
you sufferedyou suffered
he/she/it sufferedthey suffered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was sufferingwe were suffering
you were sufferingyou were suffering
he/she/it was sufferingthey were suffering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had sufferedwe had suffered
you had sufferedyou had suffered
he/she/it had sufferedthey had suffered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been sufferingwe had been suffering
you had been sufferingyou had been suffering
he/she/it had been sufferingthey had been suffering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will sufferwe shall/will suffer
you will sufferyou will suffer
he/she/it will sufferthey will suffer
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be sufferingwe shall/will be suffering
you will be sufferingyou will be suffering
he/she/it will be sufferingthey will be suffering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have sufferedwe shall/will have suffered
you will have sufferedyou will have suffered
he/she/it will have sufferedthey will have suffered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been sufferingwe shall/will have been suffering
you will have been sufferingyou will have been suffering
he/she/it will have been sufferingthey will have been suffering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would sufferwe should/would suffer
you would sufferyou would suffer
he/she/it would sufferthey would suffer
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be sufferingwe should/would be suffering
you would be sufferingyou would be suffering
he/she/it would be sufferingthey would be suffering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have sufferedwe should/would have suffered
you would have sufferedyou would have suffered
he/she/it would have sufferedthey would have suffered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been sufferingwe should/would have been suffering
you would have been sufferingyou would have been suffering
he/she/it would have been sufferingthey would have been suffering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am sufferedwe are suffered
you are sufferedyou are suffered
he/she/it is sufferedthey are suffered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being sufferedwe are being suffered
you are being sufferedyou are being suffered
he/she/it is being sufferedthey are being suffered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been sufferedwe have been suffered
you have been sufferedyou have been suffered
he/she/it has been sufferedthey have been suffered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was sufferedwe were suffered
you were sufferedyou were suffered
he/she/it was sufferedthey were suffered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being sufferedwe were being suffered
you were being sufferedyou were being suffered
he/she/it was being sufferedthey were being suffered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been sufferedwe had been suffered
you had been sufferedyou had been suffered
he/she/it had been sufferedthey had been suffered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be sufferedwe shall/will be suffered
you will be sufferedyou will be suffered
he/she/it will be sufferedthey will be suffered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been sufferedwe shall/will have been suffered
you will have been sufferedyou will have been suffered
he/she/it will have been sufferedthey will have been suffered