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Verbs of Motion + the prefix ВЗ (ВС, ВЗО)

The prefix ВЗ- (and its variations ВС- and ВЗО-) add the meaning of moving upwards, rising. It is used with the verbs идти, бежать, плыть and лететь. There are slight nuances depending on the verb of motion with which they are being used: 1. Взойти / всходить — walk to the top of sth (stairs, a mountain, etc.) Мы взошли на гору, и перед …

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Verbs of Motion + the prefix В (ВО)

The prefix В (or ВО, e.g. войти) adds the meaning of... 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.) Motion upwards (to the top of a hill or mountain) with these verbs (bot…

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Verbs of Motion + the prefix ВЫ

It's all about going OUT, but not the fun kind ;) Here is how we use ВЫ with verbs of motion: Motion from the inside: Машина медленно выезжает из гаража. (The car is slowly driving out of a garage.) A short absence of the subject: Менеджер вышла на перерыв. Будет через 10 минут. (The manager has gone out for a break. She will be back in 10 minutes.) Departur…

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Verbs of Motion + the prefix ПРО

Add the prefix "ПРО" to your verbs of motion, if you want them to mean: ЧЕРЕЗ / СКВОЗЬ / МИМО: motion through or past something Мы пройдём (через) лес и будем в деревне к вечеру. (We will go through the forest and get to the village by evening.) Они проезжали мимо коров, которые равнодушно паслись на солнечных лужайках. (They drove past the cows that were indif…

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Verbs of Motion + the prefix ПЕРЕ

The prefix ПЕРЕ adds the meaning of moving across or over something (a road, a river, etc.) перейти, переехать, перелететь, переплыть, перебежать The object being crossed can be used directly after the verb in Accusative: перейти дорогу The preposition ЧЕРЕЗ is optional: перейти через дорогу Here are some examples of how verbs with ПЕРЕ can be used: Переходить дорогу можно только…

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