Мочь / Смочь
Russian Conjugated Verbs

Russian verbs conjugated in both aspects in present, past and future tenses.
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Мочь / Смочь

can, able (to be able)

 Imperfective AspectPerfective Aspect
Englishcan, able (to be able)
Present Tense
   1st Person SingularМогу 
   2nd Person SingularМожешь 
   3rd Person SingularМожет 
   1st Person PluralМожем 
   2nd Person PluralМожете 
   3rd Person PluralМогут 
Past Tense
   MasculineМог Смог 
   FeminineМогла Смогла 
   NeuterМогло Смогло 
   PluralМогли Смогли 
Future Tense
   1st Person Singular-- Смогу 
   2nd Person Singular-- Сможешь 
   3rd Person Singular-- Сможет 
   1st Person Plural-- Сможем 
   2nd Person Plural-- Сможете 
   3rd Person Plural-- Смогут 
Command Form
   Informal-- Смоги 
   Formal-- Смогите 
Irregular. Imperfect future not used.


Я могу пойти в кино.     I can go to the cinema.
Он не может приготовить обед.     He can not cook lunch.
Мы могли встретиться.     We could meet.
Вы сможете прийти к нам завтра?     Will you be able to come to us tomorrow?
Ты можешь мне помочь?     Can you help me?
Они не смогут прочитать эту книгу.     They will not be able to read this book.

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