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Must in Russian 🇷🇺

in English in Russian S
must должен
How to say “must” in Russian? “Должен”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “должен” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on must in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Russian Sentences with the Word “Must”

Russian sentence with “должен” English translation for должен S

Я должен быть вовремя.

I(male) must be on time.

Я должен пойти спать рано.

I should go to sleep early.

Позже я должен найти хорошую работу.

Later I must find a good job.

Ты должен продать свое ожерелье.

You should sell your necklace.

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– Think of "doyen" which is a respected or prominent person; they often must do important things.
– Imagine "do lush en(d)" to remember you must do things to reach lush ends.

– "Должен" (dolzhen) means "must" or "have to" and is used to express obligation or necessity.
– It changes form based on gender and number:
– Мальчик должен (mal'chik dolzhen) — A boy must
– Девочка должна (devochka dolzhna) — A girl must
– Мы должны (my dolzhny) — We must

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– Обязан (obyazan) — obliged
– Нужен (nuzhen) — needed

Alternate Meanings Like Slang:
– In a casual context, it can imply owing money:
– Я должен ему 100 рублей. (Ya dolzhen emu 100 rubley) — I owe him 100 rubles.

Examples of Sentences:
1. Он должен учиться. (On dolzhen uchit'sya) — He must study.
2. Она должна пойти в магазин. (Ona dolzhna poyti v magazin) — She must go to the store.
3. Мы должны быть там в 8 утра. (My dolzhny byt' tam v 8 utra) — We must be there at 8 AM.
4. Ты должен сделать это сегодня. (Ty dolzhen sdelat' eto segodnya) — You must do it today.
5. Я не должен забывать об этом. (Ya ne dolzhen zabyvat' ob etom) — I must not forget about this.

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