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To lay down/place in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word "положить":
Visual Association: Imagine laying down a log on the ground. "Log" sounds somewhat like "лож" in "положить."
Phonetic Similarity: "Pol-lozh-it" can be associated with "put-log-it" which sounds like you're putting down a log.

– "Положить" (polozhit') is an infinitive verb in Russian meaning "to lay down" or "to place."

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– Класть (klast') – also means "to place" or "to lay down," but is imperfective.


*Present Tense:* (Note: "Положить" is a perfective verb and does not have a present tense.)
– Example: Он хочет положить книгу на стол. (On khochet polozhit' knigu na stol.) – "He wants to put the book on the table."

*Past Tense:*
– Я положил/положила (ya polozhil/polozhila) – I placed (masc./fem.)
– Ты положил/положила (ty polozhil/polozhila) – You placed (sing., masc./fem.)
– Он положил (on polozhil) – He placed
– Она положила (ona polozhila) – She placed
– Мы положили (my polozhili) – We placed
– Вы положили (vy polozhili) – You placed (plur.)
– Они положили (oni polozhili) – They placed

*Future Tense:*
– Я положу (ya polozhu) – I will place
– Ты положишь (ty polozhish') – You will place (sing.)
– Он/она/оно положит (on/ona/ono polozhit) – He/she/it will place
– Мы положим (my polozhim) – We will place
– Вы положите (vy polozhite) – You will place (plur.)
– Они положат (oni polozhat) – They will place

Examples of Sentences:

1. Я положу книгу на стол.
– (Ya polozhu knigu na stol.)
– I will lay the book down on the table.

2. Вы положили ключи на полку?
– (Vy polozhili klyuchi na polku?)
– Did you place the keys on the shelf?

3. Он хочет положить свои документы в папку.
– (On khochet polozhit' svoi dokumenty v papku.)
– He wants to place his documents in the folder.

4. Они положили телефон на стол и ушли.
– (Oni polozhili telefon na stol i ushli.)
– They put the phone on the table and left.

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