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спроси́ть

verb, perfective

partner спра́шивать

daily used word (top 100)

Translation

  • ask

    Also: inquire, demand

Usage info

This verb is commonly used to ask for information, while просить - попросить to make a request of some sort, to ask somebody to do something, to obtain something. out of the request.

Examples

Conjugation

PresentFuture
я-спрошу́
ты-спро́сишь
он/она́/оно́-спро́сит
мы-спро́сим
вы-спро́сите
они́-спро́сят

Note: Stress change

Imperative
тыспроси́
выспроси́те
Past
masculineспроси́л
feminineспроси́ла
neuterспроси́ло
pluralспроси́ли

Participles

Active present-
Active pastспроси́вшийsomeone who was doing
Passive present-
Passive pastспро́шенныйsomething which was being done
Gerund present-
Gerund past

спроси́в

спросивши

while doing (past)

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Contributions

  • anonymous edited translation 3 years ago
  • mattia.roncari edited usage info 3 years ago