Verbs of Motion + the prefix В (ВО)

The prefix В (or ВО, e.g. войти) adds the meaning of...

  1. Motion inside / into an object:

Он тихо вошёл в комнату и закрыл за собой дверь. (He quietly came into the room and closed the door behind him.)
Они зажмурились и въехали в забор. (They shut their eyes tightly and drove into the fence.)

  1. Motion upwards (to the top of a hill or mountain)

with these verbs (both ИДТИ and ХОДИТЬ types): бежать (run), ехать (go by transport), нести (carry), вести (lead), везти (carry by transport), тащить (drag), катить (roll), лезть (climb)*

Пытхя и отдуваясь трактор въехал на гору. (Puffing and huffing the tractor drove up the mountain.)


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