Verbs of Motion + the prefix ЗА
There are several meanings that can be conveyed with the help of the prefix ЗА-.
- Motion behind the object. The preposition ЗА is also needed here:
Они заехали за угол дома. (They drove around the corner of the house.)
- Motion into the depth of something:
Не заходите слишком далеко в лес, там нетрудно потеряться! (Don't go too far into the forest, it's not hard to get lost there.)
- Stopping by somewhere on one's way somewhere else or visiting someone for a short period of time:
Я зайду к тебе завтра на чай, если ты не против. (I'll drop by your place for tea tomorrow, if you don't mind.)