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To be able in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– "Смочь" sounds somewhat like "smock," a kind of overgarment worn to protect clothing. You might imagine needing to "be able" to do something important, like painting, and thus putting on a "smock."

– "Смочь" is the perfective aspect of "to be able" in Russian, meaning it is used to indicate a completed action. The imperfective form is "мочь".

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Мочь" (imperfective aspect)

Infinitive: смочь (smoch')


Past Tense:
– Я смо́г (ya smog) [masculine]
– Я смогла́ (ya smogla) [feminine]
– Ты смо́г (ty smog) [masculine]
– Ты смогла́ (ty smogla) [feminine]
– Он смо́г (on smog)
– Она́ смогла́ (ona smogla)
– Мы смо́гли (my smogli)
– Вы смо́гли (vy smogli)
– Они́ смо́гли (oni smogli)

Future Tense:
– Я смогу́ (ya smogu)
– Ты смо́жешь (ty smozhesh')
– Он/она́/оно́ смо́жет (on/ona/ono smozhet)
– Мы смо́жем (my smozhem)
– Вы смо́жете (vy smozhete)
– Они́ смо́гут (oni smogut)

Examples of sentences:
– Я смогла́ пройти́ э́тот те́ст. (Ya smogla proyti etot test.) – I was able to pass this test.
– Он смо́г зако́нчить рабо́ту вре́мя. (On smog zakontchit' rabotu vovremya.) – He was able to finish the work on time.
– Мы смо́жем пое́хать в отпуск ле́том. (My smozhem poekhat' v otpusk letom.) – We will be able to go on vacation in the summer.
– Ты смо́жешь де́лать э́то са́м? (Ty smozhesh' delat' eto sam?) – Will you be able to do this by yourself?
– Она́ смогла́ найти́ ключи́. (Ona smogla nayti klyuchi.) – She was able to find the keys.

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