Question from Weikang Cai, asked on 13 Jun, 2019

“I will win” in Russian

Wiktionary leaves the first person single future tense blank.
How should I say "I will win"
In the Russian cartoon "Masha and the Bear" I heard Masha used the word "побежу" is this allowed?
1 answer
Answered by Yulia on 13 Jun, 2019

Hi Weikang,

The verb победить does not have any form of the 1st person singular, it is an exception. Some other verbs that do not have this form are: убедить, очутиться, ощутить, чудить, дудеть, пылесосить.

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