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I had у меня был
How to say “I had” in Russian? “У меня был”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “у меня был” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on I had in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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1. Tips to remember the Russian phrase "у меня был":
– "у" means "at" or "with".
– "меня" means "me".
– Think of "у меня" as "with me" or "at me".
– "был" is the masculine past tense form of "to be".
– Associate "был" with "Bill" to remember it's past tense.

2. Explanations:
– "у меня был" literally translates to "was with me".
– Used to indicate possession in the past.
– Used with masculine nouns.

3. Other words/phrases that mean the same:
– у меня была (past tense, feminine)
– у меня было (past tense, neuter)
– у меня были (past tense, plural)

4. Conjugations (other forms):
– Infinitive: быть (to be)
– Past Tense: был (masculine), была (feminine), было (neuter), были (plural)
– Present Tense: The verb "to be" is often implied and not explicitly used in present tense. Instead, possession can be shown as: у меня есть (I have)
– Future Tense: у меня будет (I will have – singular), у меня будут (I will have – plural)

5. Examples of sentences:
– Past Tense:
– У меня был кот. (u menya byl kot.) – I had a cat.
– У меня была собака. (u menya byla sobaka.) – I had a dog.
– У меня было время. (u menya bylo vremya.) – I had time.
– У меня были друзья. (u menya byli druzya.) – I had friends.

– Present Tense:
– У меня есть машина. (u menya est' mashina.) – I have a car.

– Future Tense:
– У меня будет новый дом. (u menya budet novyy dom.) – I will have a new house.
– У меня будут деньги. (u menya budut dengi.) – I will have money.

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