опаздывать / опоздать conjugation in Russian – to be Late

By Ari Helderman
November 16, 2020

Down below you find the table of conjugations for the verbs опаздывать, опоздать . In English the translation means ‘to be late’.

опаздывать / опоздать  conjugation in Russian

Infinitive Formопаздыватьопоздать
Present Tense
я – 1st Person Singularопаздываю
ты – 2nd Person Singularопаздываешь
он/она/оно – 3rd Person Singularопаздывает
мы – 1st Person Pluralопаздываем
вы – 2nd Person Pluralопаздываете
они – 3rd Person Pluralопаздывают
Past Tense
он – Masculineопаздывалопоздал
она – Feminineопаздывалаопоздала
оно – Neuterопаздывалоопоздало
они/мы/вы – Pluralопаздывалиопоздали
Future Tense
я – 1st Person Singularбуду     опаздыватьопоздаю
ты – 2nd Person Singularбудешь опаздыватьопоздаешь
он/она/оно – 3rd Person Singularбудет    опаздыватьопоздает
мы – 1st Person Pluralбудем   опаздыватьопоздаем
вы – 2nd Person Pluralбудете  опаздыватьопоздаете
они – 3rd Person Pluralбудут    опаздыватьопоздают
Imperative Form
ты – Informalопаздывайопоздай
вы – Politeопаздывайтеопоздайте
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