"I do not want to run in the race."

Translation:Nie chcę biec w wyścigu.

April 12, 2018



what is the difference between; biec and biegać?

April 12, 2018


Biec refers to a single, completed action of running, whereas biegać refers to a repetitive action

April 12, 2018


so 'biec' is perfective, and 'biegać' & 'biegnąć' are imperfective?

If so, what's the diffence between them?

February 25, 2019


Not exactly. All of them are imperfective (they don't mention anything about reaching any destination, they're just about the process of running). "biegnąć" and "biec" are, I believe, perfect synonyms with identical forms (that's a strange thing to have two infinitive variants) and refer to running right now: "to be running". "biegać" is habitual, so it's "to run".

February 25, 2019
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