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

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Tips to remember the word "закрыть":
– The word "закрыть" sounds like "zah-kreet". You can think of "Za" as "the" or "for" and "kreet" as a gate or a close. So, the whole word kind of implies to shut or close something securely like a gate.

– "Закрыть" is the infinitive form and means "to close" or "to shut".

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Закрывать (zakryvat') – also means "to close," but typically used in imperfective form.

Different conjugations:

Past tense:
– Я закрыл/закрыла (ya zakryl/zakryla) – I closed
– Ты закрыл/закрыла (ty zakryl/zakryla) – You (singular/informal) closed
– Он закрыл (on zakryl) – He closed
– Она закрыла (ona zakryla) – She closed
– Оно закрыло (ono zakrylo) – It closed
– Мы закрыли (my zakryli) – We closed
– Вы закрыли (vy zakryli) – You (plural/formal) closed
– Они закрыли (oni zakryli) – They closed

Present tense:
Note: "Закрыть" is a perfective verb and does not have a present tense form. Use "закрывать" instead for present tense.
– Я закрываю (ya zakryvayu) – I am closing
– Ты закрываешь (ty zakryvayesh') – You are closing
– Он/Она/Оно закрывает (on/ona/ono zakryvayet) – He/She/It is closing
– Мы закрываем (my zakryvayem) – We are closing
– Вы закрываете (vy zakryvayete) – You are closing
– Они закрывают (oni zakryvayut) – They are closing

Future tense:
– Я закрою (ya zakroyu) – I will close
– Ты закроешь (ty zakroyesh') – You will close
– Он/Она/Оно закроет (on/ona/ono zakroyet) – He/She/It will close
– Мы закроем (my zakroyem) – We will close
– Вы закроете (vy zakroyete) – You will close
– Они закроют (oni zakroyut) – They will close

Examples of sentences:
– Я закрыл дверь. (Ya zakryl dver'.) – I closed the door.
– Она закрыла окно. (Ona zakryla okno.) – She closed the window.
– Мы закроем магазин в 8 вечера. (My zakroyem magazin v 8 vechera.) – We will close the store at 8 PM.
– Ты сегодня закрываешь кассу? (Ty segodnya zakryvayesh' kassu?) – Are you closing the cash register today?
– Они закрыли ворота перед нами. (Oni zakryli vorota pered nami.) – They closed the gate in front of us.

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