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    I win; I won

    ya veigral civodnya; ya veigrayu zaftra? A Russian Co-worker of mine explained that this is the correct way of saying "I win" & "I won" in the present and past-tenses. To me, this seems to conjugate incorrectly. I compared it to "chitat" -- Ya chitayu knigu(present); ya chital knigu(past), he said this are the correct forms for 'to read' , but ' to win' is formed differently. Is this right?

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    Re: I win; I won

    Quote Originally Posted by 2CREATV
    ya veigral civodnya; ya veigrayu zaftra? A Russian Co-worker of mine explained that this is the correct way of saying "I win" & "I won" in the present and past-tenses. To me, this seems to conjugate incorrectly. I compared it to "chitat" -- Ya chitayu knigu(present); ya chital knigu(past), he said this are the correct forms for 'to read' , but ' to win' is formed differently. Is this right?
    Я выиграл сегодня - I won today
    Я выиграю завтра - I will win tomorrow
    Я выигрываю сейчас - I am winning right now

    выигрывать / выиграть - to win (imperf./perf.)
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    "I win" means "Я выигрываю (постоянно/обычно/как правило)".
    My English isn't so good, зато с русским все в порядке ))
    I'll be very thankful, if you correct my mistakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pranki
    "I win" means "Я выигрываю (постоянно/обычно/как правило)".
    Not always. It's irregular in English.

    I always win: Я всегда выигрываю
    I win! (actually I mean "I have won!"): Я выиграл!
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    muchas gracias!

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