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обеща́ть

verb, imperfective
Partner пообещать
often used word (#959)

Translation

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  • 1.
    promise, bid fair

    promise

    Also: bid fair

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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

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Imperative

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Singular обеща́й
Plural обеща́йте

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Past

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male обеща́л
female обеща́ла
neuter обеща́ло
plural обеща́ли

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Present / Future

Present
Future
я обеща́ю бу́ду обеща́ть
ты обеща́ешь бу́дешь обеща́ть
он/она́/оно́ обеща́ет бу́дет обеща́ть
мы обеща́ем бу́дем обеща́ть
вы обеща́ете бу́дете обеща́ть
они́ обеща́ют бу́дут обеща́ть

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