Sunday, June 16, 2013

Russian Word of the Day: стать

One of the meanings of стать is to become.

Он стал врачом. - He became a doctor.
Она стала биологом. - She became a biologist.
Как стать успешным? - How to become successful?
Стань лучше! - Become better!

It can also mean to start doing something:

Водитель вдруг стал кричать. - Suddenly the driver started shouting.
Они стали говорить о вчерашнем. - They started talking about yesterday's [things, events].

Conjugations here.

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