I'm having a hard time finding a good translation for some simple calls to action on a website that are all variants of:

do x to win

The do x can be one of a few different verbs but the to win bit has me stumped. Someone has suggested I use и побеждайте but that doesn't sound right.

Examples of phrases are "Guess the sound to win" or "Listen carefully to win"

  • Сделайте X, чтобы победить Oct 18, 2013 at 11:30
  • It's in development so I can't give you a link unfortunately. Examples of phrases are Guess the sound to win or Listen carefully to win
    – boz
    Oct 18, 2013 at 11:32
  • You need reverse order in this phrase: > Чтобы победить, нажмите Х. In this way it sounds better for me.
    – user2174
    Nov 15, 2013 at 12:39

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"Нажмите кнопку и выиграйте!" is the most closest one. First of all, it assumes that second action (win something) is imposed by a first action (do something). Second, it sound motivating. Third, it is shorter than "чтобы победить, сделай то-то" form.

I'm much obliged to @YellowSky for pointing out that "выиграйте" is better than "победите".

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    "Победить" implies competition with others, there's another verb, "выиграть", like "to win a prize" - "выиграть приз".
    – Yellow Sky
    Oct 18, 2013 at 11:40
  • @YellowSky, very good point, don't thought about the fact that this is about выиграть. You know what, I'll make this a comment.
    – shabunc
    Oct 18, 2013 at 12:06
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