Russian English Dictionary

русский язык - English

жертвовать in English:

1. donate

There is an urgent need for more people to donate their time and money.
Tom wants to donate money.
Our school donated money to the Red Cross.
Many big corporations donate to political parties.
An anonymous businesswoman donated one million dollars to the charity.
Twenty-seven-year-old female wants to donate half her liver - to her dying girlfriend.
I donate money when I buy a helmet.
To donate means to give something — money, goods, or time — to some cause, such as a charity.
Firefighters volunteered to donate blood to help their injured colleagues.
Four hundred new computers were donated to the college.
They decided to donate fifty thousand dollars to the college.
Their family donated tinned goods to the local homeless shelter.
They donated food and medicine to the homeless.
He donated all his money to charity
These are charitable organisations people donate food to. It's then distributed to those who have difficulty buying their own food.

2. sacrifice

If we want to succeed in life, sometimes we'll have to sacrifice a thing or two.
to sacrifice
It can't happen without you, without a new spirit of service, a new spirit of sacrifice.
I watched the film named "The Demon's Sacrifice" with my girlfriend yesterday. She was very afraid.
I've steeled myself to face a certain amount of sacrifice, effort and hardship if that's what it takes to fulfill my dream.
Today is a day of remembrance for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the good of the United States.
Making a choice always means making a sacrifice, giving up one thing for another.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
the choice is between short-term sacrifice and the collapse of the stock
Many women sacrifice interesting careers for their families.
It is fine to ask for sacrifice but sacrifice also comes at a price.
We have to make sacrifices and go without expensive things.
Her parents made sacrifices so that she could have a good education. Sometimes you have to make sacrifices to succeed.
Why is it that children seldom appreciate what their parents do for them. (the sacrifices they make for them, for example)?