Mighty Dictionary

в

preposition

/v/

1.

in

He is in town.

I live in Russia.

The kids are playing in the room.

2.

at

She is at the office now.

The kids are at school now.

We were at the hospital.

3.

to

I am going to Moscow.

When did they go to Europe?

They're going to Turkey in the summer.

4.

used in comparisons

Он в два раза старше нас.

He's twice our age.

This city is three times bigger than ours.

This bag is twice as expensive.

5.

as

He said it as a joke.

He was left at home as a punishment.

6.

into

She threw the letter into the fire.

The ice turned into water.

Они прыгнули в бассейн.

They jumped into the pool.

7.

used to say that one person is similar to another

She's just like her mother.

He's just like his father.

He takes after his father in height.

8.

used to describe distance

We were two steps away from him.

We live three hundred kilometres from Moscow.

We stopped three metres from the lake.

Real-life examples for в

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«Mars Global Surveyor» — орбитальный аппарат НАСА, осуществлял картографирование поверхности в 1999—2007 годах.

"В 2013 году докупим не менее 40 автомобилей для обновления парка", — сказал министр.

"В этом самоваре закипает чай, два других привезли из сельпо, они здесь просто для украшения ", - рассказывают девушки в народных костюмах, закидывая в топку самовара небольшие деревянные брусочки.

"Tea is boiling in this samovar, the other two were brought from the village store, they are here just for decoration," girls in folk costumes say, throwing small wooden blocks into the samovar furnace.

RIA Novosti

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