How to say 

"To become" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Jun 19, 2020
[ stat' ]
Verb , perfective
Imperfective - станови́ться (see below)
to become

Examples of "To become" in Russian

  • Ты кем хо́чешь стать, когда́ вы́растешь?

    ty kyem hó-cheesh' stat', kag-dá vý-ras-téesh'

    What do you want to become when you grow up?

  • Он стал леге́ндой престу́пного ми́ра.

    on stal lee-gyén-daî prees-túp-na-va mée-ra

    He became a legend in the criminal world.

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The imperfective aspect

[ sta-na-vée-tsa ]
to stand, to take one's stand; to become, to grow, to get
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