Преуменьшать [Preumen'shat'] (to downplay) conjugation

Russian
imperfective
7 examples
This verb can also mean the following: underestimate, mince.
This verb's perfective counterpart: преуменьшить

Conjugation of eiti

Я
Ты
Он/она
Мы
Вы
Они
Present tense
преуменьшаю
preumen'shaju
I downplay
преуменьшаешь
preumen'shaesh'
you downplay
преуменьшает
preumen'shaet
he/she downplays
преуменьшаем
preumen'shaem
we downplay
преуменьшаете
preumen'shaete
you all downplay
преуменьшают
preumen'shajut
they downplay
Imperfective Imperative mood
-
преуменьшай
preumen'shaj
downplay
-
-
преуменьшайте
preumen'shajte
downplay
-
Он
Она
Оно
Они
Imperfective Past tense
преуменьшал
preumen'shal
he downplayed
преуменьшала
preumen'shala
she downplayed
преуменьшало
preumen'shalo
it downplayed
преуменьшали
preumen'shali
they downplayed
Conditional
преуменьшал бы
preumenʹšal by
He would downplay
преуменьшала бы
preumenʹšala by
She would downplay
преуменьшало бы
preumenʹšalo by
It would downplay
преуменьшали бы
preumenʹšali by
They would downplay
Pres. Act.
Past Act.
Pres. Pass.
Past Pass.
Present Adv.
Past Adv.
Participles
преуменьшающий
preumenʹšajuščij
one who downplays
преуменьшавший
preumenʹšavšij
one who downplayed
преуменьшаемый
preumenʹšajemyj
one who is downplayed
преуменьшая
preumenʹšaja
downplaying
преуменьшав
preumenʹšav
while downplaying

Examples of преуменьшать

Example in RussianTranslation in English
Люк, не советую преуменьшать серьезность своего состояния.DOCTOR: Luke, (SIGHS) you need to stop downplaying the severity of your condition.
Не стоит преуменьшать!Gonna want to downplay that.
Ну, я и вправду склонна переигрывать, а ты - преуменьшать.Well.... l do tend to escalate things and you do tend to downplay them.
Ребята, я не преуменьшаю серьезность произошедшего, но давайте не забывать, зачем мы здесь.Guys, look, I don't mean to downplay how serious this was, but... let's remember why we're here.
- Не преуменьшай этого, братишка.- Don't downplay it, man.
Не преуменьшай опасность, Эф!Don't downplay this, Eph!
Не преуменьшайте важности подобных источников информации.Do not downplay the significance of this potential source of information.

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