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To ask in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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– Tips to remember the Russian word:
– You can associate "попросить" with the word "propose," as in proposing a request. Both words start with "pro-" and imply asking for something.
– Think of "попросить" as "poprosit;" it's like "pop" (to suddenly appear and ask) and "rosit" (think of asking someone to give you something).

– Explanations:
"Попросить" is an infinitive verb in Russian that means "to ask" or "to request."

– Other words that mean the same thing:
– попросить (poprosit’) – to request, to ask
– спросить (sprosit’) – to ask a question (more about inquiring)
– задать вопрос (zadat vopros) – to ask a question
– требовать (trebovat’) – to demand (stronger request)

– Conjugations:
– Infinitive: попросить (poprosit’)
– Past: попросил (poprosil – masc.), попросила (poprosila – fem.), попросило (poprosilo – neut.), попросили (poprosili – plural)
– Present: просит (prosit) (Note: the imperfective aspect for the present tense is used, which is "просить")
– Future: попрошу (poproshu – I), попросишь (poprosish’ – you sing.), попросит (poprosit – he/she/it), попросим (poprosim – we), попросите (poprosite – you pl.), попросят (poprosyat – they)

– Examples of sentences:
– Он попросил меня о помощи. (On poprosil menya o pomoshchi.) – He asked me for help.
– Можешь попросить её прийти завтра? (Mozhesh’ poprosit’ yeye priyti zavtra?) – Can you ask her to come tomorrow?
– Я попрошу его объяснить это. (Ya poproshu yego obyasnit’ eto.) – I will ask him to explain that.
– Мы попросили её остаться. (My poprosili yeye ostat’sya.) – We asked her to stay.

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