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

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:

1. Mnemonic: "Мы можем" sounds like "my mojem," similar to "my" (as in belonging to me) and "mojam" (rhymes with "fo' jam"). So imagine saying, "My jam, we can!"
2. Association: Think of "mojem" as "more gym" suggesting you can do more.

Explanations:

– "Мы можем"(my mozhem) literally means "we can" or "we are able to."
– It's derived from the verb "мочь" (moch'), meaning "to be able."

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:

– "Мы способны" (my sposobny) – We are able.

Conjugations:

Infinitive: мочь (moch')
Present Tense:
– Я могу (ya magu) – I can
– Ты можешь (ty mozesh') – You can (singular/informal)
– Он/она/оно может (on/ona/ono mozhet) – He/she/it can
– Мы можем (my mozhem) – We can
– Вы можете (vy mozhete) – You can (plural/formal)
– Они могут (oni mogut) – They can

Past Tense:
– Я мог/могла (ya mog/mogla) – I could (male/female)
– Ты мог/могла (ty mog/mogla) – You could (male/female)
– Он мог (on mog) – He could
– Она могла (ona mogla) – She could
– Оно могло (ono moglo) – It could
– Мы могли (my mogli) – We could
– Вы могли (vy mogli) – You could
– Они могли (oni mogli) – They could

Future Tense:
– Я смогу (ya smogu) – I will be able to
– Ты сможешь (ty smozhesh') – You will be able to
– Он/она/оно сможет (on/ona/ono smozhet) – He/she/it will be able to
– Мы сможем (my smozhem) – We will be able to
– Вы сможете (vy smozhete) – You will be able to
– Они смогут (oni smogut) – They will be able to

Examples of Sentences:

1. Мы можем сделать это. (My mozhem sdelat' eto.) – We can do it.
2. Мы можем идти в кино. (My mozhem iti v kino.) – We can go to the cinema.
3. Мы можем помочь тебе. (My mozhem pomoch' tebe.) – We can help you.
4. Мы могли бы прийти завтра. (My mogli by priyti zavtra.) – We could come tomorrow.
5. Завтра мы сможем поехать. (Zavtra my smozhem poekhat'.) – Tomorrow we will be able to go.

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Tips to remember the Russian word "мы можем":

1. Mnemonic: Think of "we" as "мы" (sounds like "mee") and "can" as "можем" (sounds like "mo-zhem"). Imagine saying "we" and then "maybe we mo-gym (like gym)".
2. Association: Associate "можем" with "mo-tion", since it implies capability, action, or movement.

Explanations:
– "Мы можем" translates to "we can" in English, indicating possibility or ability.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Мы способны" (my sposobny) – we are capable
– "Мы в состоянии" (my v sostoyanii) – we are able

Conjugations of "мочь" (the infinitive form):
Past:
– Я мог/могла (ya mog/mogla) – I could (male/female)
– Ты мог/могла (ty mog/mogla) – You could (male/female)
– Он мог (on mog) – He could
– Она могла (ona mogla) – She could
– Мы могли (my mogli) – We could
– Вы могли (vy mogli) – You (plural/formal) could
– Они могли (oni mogli) – They could
Present:
– Я могу (ya mogu) – I can
– Ты можешь (ty mozesh) – You can
– Он/она может (on/ona mozhet) – He/she can
– Мы можем (my mozhem) – We can
– Вы можете (vy mozhete) – You (plural/formal) can
– Они могут (oni mogut) – They can
Future:
– Я смогу (ya smogu) – I will be able
– Ты сможешь (ty smozhesh) – You will be able
– Он/она сможет (on/ona smozhet) – He/she will be able
– Мы сможем (my smo-zhem) – We will be able
– Вы сможете (vy smo-zhete) – You (plural/formal) will be able
– Они смогут (oni smo-gut) – They will be able

Examples of sentences that use "мы можем":
1. Мы можем пойти в парк завтра. (My mozhem poyti v park zavtra.) – We can go to the park tomorrow.
2. Мы можем сделать это вместе. (My mozhem sdelat' eto vmeste.) – We can do this together.
3. Мы можем начать учёбу сегодня. (My mozhem nachat' uchyobu segodnya.) – We can start studying today.

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Tips to remember the Russian word 'мы можем':
1. Mnemonics: Think of "мы" (we) as "me and you". For "можем", it sounds like "motion". We (мы) can move (можем) – we can!
2. Visualize "мы можем" as a team effort; "мы" as the whole team, and "можем" related to being able or having the power to accomplish something together.

Explanations:
– "мы" means "we".
– "можем" comes from the verb "мочь" which means "to be able to".

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "способны" (sposóbny) – capable
– "умеем" (uméem) – we know how to

Conjugations of 'мочь':
Infinitive: мочь (moch')
Present Tense:
– я могу (ya magú) – I can
– ты можешь (ty mózhesh') – you can
– он/она/оно может (on/ona/ono mózhet) – he/she/it can
– мы можем (my mózhem) – we can
– вы можете (vy mózhete) – you can (plural/formal)
– они могут (oní mógut) – they can
Past Tense:
– я мог/могла (ya mog / moglá) – I could (masculine/feminine)
– ты мог/могла (ty mog / moglá) – you could (masculine/feminine)
– он мог (on mog) – he could
– она могла (ona moglá) – she could
– оно могло (ono mogló) – it could
– мы могли (my moglí) – we could
– вы могли (vy moglí) – you could (plural/formal)
– они могли (oní moglí) – they could
Future Tense:
– я смогу (ya smogú) – I will be able to
– ты сможешь (ty smózhesh') – you will be able to
– он/она/оно сможет (on/ona/ono smózhet) – he/she/it will be able to
– мы сможем (my smózhem) – we will be able to
– вы сможете (vy smózhete) – you will be able to (plural/formal)
– они смогут (oní smógut) – they will be able to

Examples of sentences that use 'мы можем':
1. Мы можем пойти в кино. (My mózhem poytí v kino.) – We can go to the movies.
2. Мы можем сделать это сами. (My mózhem sdélat' éto sámi.) – We can do it ourselves.
3. Мы можем начать урок. (My mózhem nachát' urók.) – We can start the lesson.

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Associate "мы" with "we" as both start with 'w' sound.
– Break "можем" into "mo-" as in "more" and "-жем" as in "gem" to make it easier to recall.

Explanations:
– "Мы можем" translates to "we can" and is used to express the ability or possibility of doing something.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Мы умеем (my umeyem) – emphasizing skill or ability ("we know how to").

Infinitive conjugations:
– Изъявлять себя (to express oneself)

Conjugations of мы можем (to be able to/can):
– Past: мы могли (my mogli)
– Present: мы можем (my mozhem)
– Future: мы сможем (my smo-zhem)

Examples of sentences that use 'мы можем':
– Мы можем пойти в кино. (My mo-zhem poy-ti v ki-no.) – We can go to the cinema.
– Мы могли помочь тебе вчера. (My mogli po-moch tebe vche-ra.) – We could help you yesterday.
– Мы сможем закончить проект завтра. (My smo-zhem za-konchit pro-yekt zav-tra.) – We will be able to finish the project tomorrow.

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