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To forget in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– "Забыть" sounds like "za-BEET." You can imagine a bee ("b" sound) flying away, making you forget something.
– Think of the word " bygone" which means something forgotten, and remember the "by" portion.

– "Забыть" is an infinitive verb in Russian meaning "to forget."

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– Позабыть (pozabyt') – to forget, often used interchangeably with забыть.
– Забываться (zabyvat'sya) – to forget, often reflexive and implying accidental forgetfulness.


– Я забыл (ya zabyl) – I forgot (male)
– Я забыла (ya zabylа) – I forgot (female)
– Ты забыл (ty zabyl) – You forgot (male, informal)
– Ты забыла (ty zabylа) – You forgot (female, informal)
– Он забыл (on zabyl) – He forgot
– Она забыла (ona zabylа) – She forgot
– Мы забыли (my zabyli) – We forgot
– Вы забыли (vy zabyli) – You forgot (plural/formal)
– Они забыли (oni zabyli) – They forgot

(Note: "забыть" is a perfective verb, so it doesn't have a present tense. The imperfective form "забывать" is used for the present.)
– Я забываю (ya zabyvayu) – I forget
– Ты забываешь (ty zabyvayesh') – You forget (informal)
– Он/Она забывает (on/ona zabyvayet) – He/She forgets
– Мы забываем (my zabyvayem) – We forget
– Вы забываете (vy zabyvayete) – You forget (formal/plural)
– Они забывают (oni zabyvayut) – They forget

– Я забуду (ya zabudu) – I will forget
– Ты забудешь (ty zabudesh') – You will forget (informal)
– Он/Она забудет (on/ona zabudet) – He/She will forget
– Мы забудем (my zabudem) – We will forget
– Вы забудете (vy zabudete) – You will forget (formal/plural)
– Они забудут (oni zabudut) – They will forget

Example Sentences:
– Я забыл твоё имя. (Ya zabyl tvoyo imya.) – I forgot your name. (male speaker)
– Она забыла взять зонт. (Ona zabylа vzyat' zont.) – She forgot to take the umbrella.
– Мы забыли про встречу. (My zabyli pro vstrechu.) – We forgot about the meeting.
– Ты забудешь об этом завтра. (Ty zabudesh' ob etom zavtra.) – You will forget about it tomorrow.
– Они часто забывают ключи дома. (Oni chasto zabyvayut klyuchi doma.) – They often forget their keys at home.

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