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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Break it down into syllables: ду-ма-ли
– Think of "думать" (to think) as it forms the base of "думали"
– "дума" sounds like the "doom" in English, which might help you to remember

"Думали" is the past tense, plural form of the verb "думать," which means "to think."

Other words that mean the same thing:
– размышляли (razmyshlyali) — pondered

If it is infinitive then give the different conjugations (past, present, future, etc.):
Infinitive: думать (dumat') – to think

Past Tense:
– я думал/думала (ya dumal/dumala) – I thought
– ты думал/думала (ty dumal/dumala) – you thought (singular informal)
– он/она/оно думал/думала/думало (on/ona/ono dumal/dumala/dumalo) – he/she/it thought
– мы думали (my dumali) – we thought
– вы думали (vy dumali) – you thought (plural formal)
– они думали (oni dumali) – they thought

Present Tense:
– я думаю (ya dumayu) – I think
– ты думаешь (ty dumayesh') – you think (singular informal)
– он/она/оно думает (on/ona/ono dumayet) – he/she/it thinks
– мы думаем (my dumayem) – we think
– вы думаете (vy dumayetye) – you think (plural formal)
– они думают (oni dumayut) – they think

Future Tense:
– я буду думать (ya budu dumat') – I will think
– ты будешь думать (ty budesh' dumat') – you will think (singular informal)
– он/она/оно будет думать (on/ona/ono budet dumat') – he/she/it will think
– мы будем думать (my budem dumat') – we will think
– вы будете думать (vy budetye dumat') – you will think (plural formal)
– они будут думать (oni budut dumat') – they will think

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Мы думали, что будет дождь. (My dumali, chto budet dozhd') – We thought it would rain.
2. Они думали о своих родителях. (Oni dumali o svoikh roditelyakh) – They were thinking about their parents.
3. Потом мы думали пойти в кафе. (Potom my dumali poyti v kafe) – Later, we thought about going to a café.

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