Russian verbs used with the Instumental
The list of common Russian verbs often used with the Instrumental case.
Some of the verbs take the Instrumental case without any preposition, others require a preposition in front of the noun or a pronoun to be used with the Instrumental case.
Please note that not all of the given examples illustrate the use of the Instrumental case with the verbs.
Learn more about the Russian Instrumental case here.
to touch, to concern, to apply
to touch; to move, to affect
to argue, to debate, to dispute; to bet
Они́ с сестро́й ча́сто спо́рили, иногда́ да́же ссо́рились, но никогда́ не обижа́ли друг дру́га.
a-née s seest-róî chás-ta spó-ree-lee, ee-nag-dá dá-zhe só-ree-lees', no nee-kag-dá nye a-bee-zhá-lee druk drú-ga
She and her sister often argued, sometimes even quarreled, but they never hurt each other.
to sew on / in, to hem, to line; to file
to hunt, to chase
to communicate, to associate, to socialize
to stuff with, to cram with, to dose with
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