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Вести

March 10th, 2014 — posted by Don
The verb вести means to guide someone somewhere. It's a unidirectional verb that conjugates like this: Imperfective Infinitive вести Past вёл вела вело вели Present веду ведёшь ведёт ведём ведёте ведут Future буду вести будешь… more »

Водить

February 24th, 2014 — posted by Don
There is a subset of verbs in Russian that in the US are sometimes taught as verb triplets instead of pairs. You can find a list of those verbs here, and a rough summary of how those verbs are used here. Among them is the multidirectional verb водить,… more »

Ставить/поставить

August 19th, 2013 — posted by Don
The verb ставить/поставить means ‘to put,’ and specifically it means to put something somewhere in a vertical position. It conjugates like this: Imperfective Perfective Infinitive ставить поставить Past ставил ставила ставило ставили… more »

Следовать (часть первая)

July 16th, 2012 — posted by Don
One of the verbs that means ‘to follow’ in Russian is Imperfective Perfective Infinitive следовать последовать Past следовал следовала следовало следовали последовал последовала последовало последовали Present следую следуешь… more »

Входить/войти

February 28th, 2012 — posted by Don
Russian has a whole series of verbs that mean ‘to enter.’ One means to enter by one's one power, another by vehicle, another by water, another by crawling, another by running... Frankly, I expect that if we ever achieve interstellar space travel, it… more »