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ведь

Daily used word (top 100)

Translation

  • 1.

    you know (colloquial) in fact

  • 2.

    Given that

    Example: Он зна́ет францу́зский, ведь он учи́л его́ в университе́те - He knows French, because he studied it at the university.

    Info: In this case, "ведь" is used to explain or confirm the previous statement.

  • 3.

    Logical conclusion

    Example: Она не пришла, ведь она забыла о встрече - She didn't come because she forgot about the exit.

    Info: In this case, "ведь" is used to indicate a logical conclusion based on the information given.

  • 4.

    Emphasis of a known fact

    Example: Ты же врач, ведь ты всегда помогаешь людям - You are a doctor, therefore you always help people

    Info: Here, "ведь" is used to emphasize or highlight that the person is a doctor and, as a logical consequence, always helps people

Usage info

Emphasis or Reminder: Ты ведь обещал помочь. You promised to help, remember? My view is that they liked this. We already talked about that, remember? Logical Connection: Я хочу узнать, ведь это важно. (I want to know, since it is important Confirmation or Surprise: On you saw the lottery! (He won the lottery, you knew that!) This is how it is! (It's so easy, you didn't know!)

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  • cooscoe edited translation, usage info and translation 5 days ago.
  • vbulgariangymratt edited usage info 2 weeks ago.
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