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Figurative and Idiomatic Meanings of Verbs of Motion

Verbs of movement is a huge grammatical topic. We had already discussed differencies in the direction of movement, usage with various prefixes. Now let's have a look on the basic figurative meanings. Verbs of motion in figurative meanings are often used in conversations and in written speech.

Prefixes ВЗ-, С- and РАЗ- with verbs of motion

Verbs of motion - a complex grammatical topic, in which there are many details. Like a difference in the direction of movement or different direction of verbs with prefixes. We have already parsed the most popular prefixes. In this article, we will discuss prefixes with verbs of the group "идти" and with verbs of the group "ходить", which are less common.

Prefixes ДО-, ЗА-, ПЕРЕ-, ПРО- and ОБ- with verbs of motion

In Russian language there is a special group of verbs that show the direction of movement →  verbs of motion . The way of movement indicating one direction is characteristic of the group "идти" or different directions - of the group "ходить".

Prefixes ПОД- и ОТ- with verbs of motion

Verbs of motion  is a special group of verbs that show the direction of movement. The way of movement can be indicating one direction (group "go") or different directions (group "walk"). And if you add prefixes, then the direction of movement will only be in a certain direction.

Prefix ПО- with the verbs of motion

Verbs of motion is a complex grammatical topic, in which there are many nuances. So, for example, a difference in the direction of movement or various prefixes. We have already examined the prefixes ПРИ- and У- , as well as ВЫ- and В(О)- . In this article, we discuss the prefix ПО- with the verbs of the group “идти” and with the verbs of the group “ходить”. Prefix ПО- with the verbs of the group “идти” - start of movement in one direction. Мы се́ли в такси́ и пое́хали в аэропо́рт.  - intention to travel in the future Дава́й за́втра пойдём в парк.  идти́ // пойти́    У́тром я поза́втракал и пошёл на рабо́ту.  е́хать // пое́хать    Маши́ны пое́хали как то́лько загоре́лся зелёный свет светофо́ра.  лете́ть // полете́ть    Самолёт измени́л направле́ние и полете́л обра́тно. плыть // поплы́ть    Ло́дка наконе́ц-то поплыла́. бежа́ть // побежа́ть    Снача́ла спортсме́ны шли бы́стро, а пото́м побежа́ли.  нести́ // понести́     Куда́ вы понесли́ мои́ кни́ги? вести́ // п