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стара́ться

verb, imperfective
Partner постараться
often used word (#467)

Translation

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The examples in this format please: Ру'сский текст - english text
  • 1.

    try

    Also: seek, do one's best, make an effort

    Translation:
    Example:
    Info:
  • 2.

    Translation:
    Example:
    Info:

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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

singular стара́йся
plural стара́йтесь

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

male стара́лся
female стара́лась
neuter стара́лось
plural стара́лись

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 стара́юсь бу́ду стара́ться
ты стара́ешься бу́дешь стара́ться
он/она́/оно́ стара́ется бу́дет стара́ться
мы стара́емся бу́дем стара́ться
вы стара́етесь бу́дете стара́ться
они́ стара́ются бу́дут стара́ться

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  • alptibet edited translation 1 week ago
  • anonymous edited translation 7 months ago
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