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To force/make in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– The Russian word "заставить" can be remembered by breaking it down into "за-" (za) which implies "behind" or "for" and "ставить" (stavit'), which means "to place" or "to put." So you can imagine putting someone in a position where they have to do something, thus you force them.

– "Заставить" is a verb in Russian that means "to force" or "to make someone do something." It is used to describe compelling someone to take an action they might not willingly choose to.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– принудить (prinudit') – to compel
– вынудить (vynudit') – to force/compel

– заставить (zastavit')

Past tense:
– Я заставил/заставила (Ya zastavil/zastavila) – I forced (male/female)
– Ты заставил/заставила (Ty zastavil/zastavila) – You forced (male/female)
– Он заставил (On zastavil) / Она заставила (Ona zastavila) – He forced / She forced
– Мы заставили (My zastavili) – We forced
– Вы заставили (Vy zastavili) – You (plural/formal) forced
– Они заставили (Oni zastavili) – They forced

Note: The verb "заставить" is perfective and does not have a present tense in its perfective form. The corresponding imperfective form is "заставлять" (zastavlyat').

Future tense:
– Я заставлю (Ya zastavlyu) – I will force
– Ты заставишь (Ty zastavish') – You will force
– Он/Она заставит (On/Ona zastavit) – He/She will force
– Мы заставим (My zastavim) – We will force
– Вы заставите (Vy zastavite) – You (plural/formal) will force
– Они заставят (Oni zastavyat) – They will force

Examples of sentences:
1. Я не хотел идти на вечеринку, но друзья заставили меня. (Ya ne khotel idti na vecherinku, no druz'ya zastavili menya.) – I didn't want to go to the party, but my friends made me.
2. Мама заставила его вымыть посуду. (Mama zastavila ego vymyt' posudu.) – Mom made him wash the dishes.
3. Учитель заставит нас выучить это стихотворение. (Uchitel' zastavit nas vyuchit' eto stikhotvoreniye.) – The teacher will make us learn this poem.
4. Почему ты заставляешь меня это делать? (Pochemu ty zastavlyaesh' menya eto delat'?) – Why are you forcing me to do this?
5. Мы заставили их рассказать правду. (My zastavili ikh rasskazat' pravdu.) – We made them tell the truth.

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