задать

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зада́ть (zadátʹpf (imperfective задава́ть)

  1. to set, assign (an exercise, a lesson)
    Нам за́дали три упражне́ния по а́лгебре.Nam zádali tri upražnénija po álgebre. ― We were given (assigned) three exercises in algebra (as homework).
  2. to ask (a question)
    зада́ть вопро́с/вопро́сыzadátʹ voprós/voprósy ― to ask a question/questions
  3. pose (a problem)
  4. (colloquial) (a dinner, a banquet) give, throw
  5. (a punishment) give, administer
    зада́ть трёпкуzadátʹ trjópku ― to give a thrashing, to give a dressing-down
  6. preset, specify, assign

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