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To reach/obtain in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Think of "dost" as "dose" and "at" as it sounds, like a dose at something you reach to obtain.
– Picture yourself stretching out to reach something: "I need to 'dostaty' it."

– "Достать" means to reach or obtain something, often implying some effort is involved in getting it.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Получить" (poluchit') – to receive, to obtain.
– "Найти" (nayti) – to find.
– "Приобрести" (priobresti) – to acquire.


– достать (dostat')

Past tense:
– я достал/достала (ya dostal/dostala) – I reached/obtained (male/female)
– ты достал/достала (ty dostal/dostala) – you reached/obtained (male/female)
– он достал (on dostal) – he reached/obtained
– она достала (ona dostala) – she reached/obtained
– мы достали (my dostali) – we reached/obtained
– вы достали (vy dostali) – you (plural/formal) reached/obtained
– они достали (oni dostali) – they reached/obtained

Present tense (Note: "достать" is perfective, so it generally does not have a present tense. The imperfective form "доставать" is used for ongoing action):
– я достаю (ya dostayu) – I am reaching/obtaining
– ты достаёшь (ty dostayosh') – you are reaching/obtaining
– он/она достаёт (on/ona dostayot) – he/she is reaching/obtaining
– мы достаём (my dostayom) – we are reaching/obtaining
– вы достаёте (vy dostayote) – you (plural/formal) are reaching/obtaining
– они достают (oni dostayut) – they are reaching/obtaining

Future tense:
– я достану (ya dostanu) – I will reach/obtain
– ты достанешь (ty dostanesh') – you will reach/obtain
– он/она достанет (on/ona dostanet) – he/she will reach/obtain
– мы достанем (my dostanem) – we will reach/obtain
– вы достанете (vy dostanete) – you (plural/formal) will reach/obtain
– они достанут (oni dostanut) – they will reach/obtain

Examples of sentences that use it:

1. Я не могу достать эту книгу с полки.
(Ya ne mogu dostat' etu knigu s polki.)
– I can't reach this book from the shelf.

2. Он достал старые фотографии из ящика.
(On dostal starye fotografii iz yashchika.)
– He took out old photographs from the drawer.

3. Мы достанем билеты на концерт завтра.
(My dostanem bilety na kontsert zavtra.)
– We will get the tickets for the concert tomorrow.

4. Ты можешь достать телефон? Он наверху.
(Ty mogesh' dostat' telefon? On naverkhu.)
– Can you reach the phone? It's up there.

5. Они наконец-то достали нужную информацию.
(Oni nakonets-to dostali nuzhnuyu informatsiyu.)
– They finally obtained the necessary information.

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