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they can они могут
How to say “they can” in Russian? “Они могут”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “они могут” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on they can in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Break it down into "они" (they) and "могут" (can). This helps in remembering that "они" refers to "they" which is plural, and "могут" is the form of "can" used with "они".

– "Они могут" is a phrase in Russian that translates to "they can" in English. "Они" is the pronoun for "they" and "могут" is the present tense conjugation of the verb мочь (to can/be able to) for plural third-person subjects.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Они способны" (Oni sposobny) – They are capable
– "Им под силу" (Im pod silu) – They are able to

Conjugations of мочь (to can/be able to):
– Infinitive: мочь (moch')
– Present:
– я могу (ya magu) – I can
– ты можешь (ty mozesh') – You can (singular informal)
– он/она/оно может (on/ona/ono mozhet) – He/She/It can
– мы можем (my mozhem) – We can
– вы можете (vy mozhete) – You can (plural/formal)
– они могут (oni mogut) – They can
– Past:
– я/ты/он мог (ya/ty/on mog) – I/You/He could
– она могла (ona mogla) – She could
– оно могло (ono moglo) – It could
– мы/вы/они могли (my/vy/oni mogli) – We/You/They could
– Future (using "смочь" which is perfective aspect):
– я смогу (ya smogu) – I will be able to
– ты сможешь (ty smozhesh') – You will be able to
– он/она/оно сможет (on/ona/ono smožet) – He/She/It will be able to
– мы сможем (my smozhem) – We will be able to
– вы сможете (vy smozhete) – You will be able to
– они смогут (oni smogut) – They will be able to

Examples of sentences:
– Они могут помочь нам. (Oni mogut pomoch' nam.) – They can help us.
– Они могут прийти завтра. (Oni mogut prijti zavtra.) – They can come tomorrow.
– Даже если они заняты, они могут найти время. (Dazhe yesli oni zanyaty, oni mogut najti vremya.) – Even if they are busy, they can find time.
– Они могут говорить на нескольких языках. (Oni mogut govorit' na neskol'kih yazykah.) – They can speak several languages.
– Они могут всё, если захотят. (Oni mogut vsyo, yesli zahotyat.) – They can do everything if they want.

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они могут info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:

1. "Они могут" sounds like "o'nee mogut." If you think of it as "Oh, knee! More good!" it might help with memorization.
2. Associate "mogut" with "mogul" – someone who "can" do a lot in English.


1. "они" means "they."
2. "могут" is the third person plural form of the verb "мочь" (to be able to, can).

Other words that mean the same thing:

– способны (sposobny) – capable, able
– в состоянии (v sostoyanii) – in a state to, capable


мочь (moch') – to be able to, can

Conjugations of мочь (moch'):

– Past:
– я/ты/он/она/оно мог/могла/могло (ya/ty/on/ona/ono mog/mogla/moglo) – I/you/he/she/it could
– мы/вы/они могли (my/vy/oni mogli) – we/you/they could

– Present:
– я могу (ya mogu) – I can
– ты можешь (ty mozheš) – you can
– он/она/оно может (on/ona/ono mozhet) – he/she/it can
– мы можем (my mozhem) – we can
– вы можете (vy mozhete) – you all can
– они могут (oni mogut) – they can

– Future:
– я смогу (ya smogu) – I will be able
– ты сможешь (ty smožesh') – you will be able
– он/она/оно сможет (on/ona/ono smožhet) – he/she/it will be able
– мы сможем (my smožem) – we will be able
– вы сможете (vy smožete) – you all will be able
– они смогут (oni smogut) – they will be able

Examples of sentences using "они могут":

1. Они могут помочь тебе завтра. (Oni mogut pomoch' tebe zavtra.) – They can help you tomorrow.
2. Они могут играть на гитаре. (Oni mogut igrat' na gitare.) – They can play the guitar.
3. Они могут прийти на вечеринку. (Oni mogut prijti na vecherinku.) – They can come to the party.

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