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To ask in Russian 🇷🇺

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to ask просить
How to say “to ask” in Russian? “Просить”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “просить” 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 "просить":
– Associate "просить" with "to request" or "to ask" something politely.
– Think of the prefix "про-" as moving forward, resembling the act of approaching someone to ask for help.

"Просить" means "to ask" or "to request" someone to do something. It is often used to politely ask for a favor or information.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– запрашивать (zaprashivat'), which means "to request" in a more formal or official context.
– требовать (trebovat'), which means "to demand" but can also be used to mean asking strongly for something.

Infinitive: просить (prosit')
Past tense:
– Я/он/она просил/просила (ya/on/ona prosil/prosila)
– Ты просил/просила (ty prosil/prosila)
– Мы просили (my prosili)
– Вы просили (vy prosili)
– Они просили (oni prosili)

Present tense:
– Я прошу (ya proshu)
– Ты просишь (ty prosish')
– Он/она просит (on/ona prosit)
– Мы просим (my prosim)
– Вы просите (vy prosite)
– Они просят (oni prosjat)

Future tense:
– Я буду просить (ya budu prosit')
– Ты будешь просить (ty budesh' prosit')
– Он/она будет просить (on/ona budet prosit')
– Мы будем просить (my budem prosit')
– Вы будете просить (vy budete prosit')
– Они будут просить (oni budut prosit')

Examples of sentences:
1. Я прошу тебя о помощи. (Ya proshu tebya o pomoschi.) – I am asking you for help.
2. Она просила его остаться. (Ona prosila ego ostatsya.) – She asked him to stay.
3. Мы попросим их прийти завтра. (My poprosim ikh priyti zavtra.) – We will ask them to come tomorrow.
4. Ты часто просишь у меня деньги. (Ty chasto prosish' u menya den'gi.) – You often ask me for money.
5. Он просил меня передать тебе это сообщение. (On prosil menya peredat' tebe eto soobshchenie.) – He asked me to pass this message to you.

Romanized characters for examples:
1. Ya proshu tebya o pomoschi.
2. Ona prosila ego ostatsya.
3. My poprosim ikh priyti zavtra.
4. Ty chasto prosish' u menya den'gi.
5. On prosil menya peredat' tebe eto soobshchenie.

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