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The difference between "свой" and "мой"

I’m a native Russian speaker. I’ll try to explain :) Свой can be thought of as a reflexive possessive. As “one’s own”. Its meaning depends on the subject. For example: Я люблю свой город. (I love my ...
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Why does she say "Я понимаешь" and not "Я понимаю"?

As a native speaker I do this too when talking to someone. Let’s look at понимать and its present tense conjugations to understand. Я понимаю Ты понимаешь Он, она, оно понимает Они понимают Вы ...
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What is the difference between возложить and наложить?

The prefix воз-/вос- usually conducts high-style, solemn meaning as in воспрещать instead of запрещать, восхвалять instead of хвалить, воспевать instead of петь, воздвигать instead of строить, ...
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What is the difference between возложить and наложить?

I think the easiest way to understand the difference between these two words is to use some examples. What English words correspond to the word возложить: to assign, to entrust, to lay, to charge with,...
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What is the difference between возложить and наложить?

Usage is different. These are completely different words. Here are typical uses. Возложить цветы на могилу, наложить взыскание ("возложить flowers on the grave", "наложить a penalty&...
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