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To stop in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Word to Remember:
To memorize "остановить," you can break it down as "osta" (possibly thinking of "pause") and "novit," which sounds like "no move."

"остановить" means "to stop" and is the infinitive form of the verb.

1. Прекратить (prekretit) – to cease, to stop
2. Завершить (zaver) – to finish, to complete
3. Прервать (prervat) – to interrupt, to discontinue


Infinitive: остановить (ostanovit)

Past Tense:
– Masculine: остановил (ostanovil)
– Feminine: остановила (ostanovila)
– Neuter: остановило (ostanovilo)
– Plural: остановили (ostanovili)

Present Tense:
– я останавливаю (ya ostanavlivayu)
– ты останавливаешь (ty ostanavlivaesh)
– он/она/оно останавливает (on/ona/ono ostanavlivaet)
– мы останавливаем (my ostanavlivaem)
– вы останавливаете (vy ostanavlivaete)
– они останавливают (oni ostanavlivayut)

Future Tense:
– я остановлю (ya ostanovlyu)
– ты остановишь (ty ostanovish)
– он/она/оно остановит (on/ona/ono ostanovit)
– мы остановим (my ostanovim)
– вы остановите (vy ostanovite)
– они остановят (oni ostanovyat)

Example Sentences:

Past Tense:
– Он остановил машину у магазина. (On ostanovil mashinu u magazina.) – He stopped the car near the store.
– Она остановила разговор. (Ona ostanovila razgovor.) – She stopped the conversation.

Present Tense:
– Я сейчас останавливаю проект. (Ya seychas ostanavlivayu proekt.) – I am currently stopping the project.
– Они останавливают работу. (Oni ostanavlivayut rabotu.) – They are stopping the work.

Future Tense:
– Я остановлю это позже. (Ya ostanovlyu eto pozzhe.) – I will stop this later.
– Мы остановим эксперимент. (My ostanovim eksperiment.) – We will stop the experiment.

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