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Päästä (Verb type3)


  1. (intransitive) to get to, reach, arrive at/in (a place)
    Kuinka pääsen lentokentälle?
    How do I get to the airport?
    En päässyt aivan huipulle, koska puhkesi lumimyrsky.
    I didn't quite reach the summit, because a snowstorm broke out.
  2. (intransitive) to get to go, be allowed/permitted to go
  3. (intransitive + illative) to get in, be admitted to
  4. (intransitive + illative) to make it to, get to (a place/level), reach, attain, achieve
  5. (intransitive + 3rd infinitive in illative) to manage (to do; to happen by accident)
  6. (intransitive + elative) to get rid of (a person); to get over (a feeling)
  7. (intransitive) to avoid, escape, get out of, not have/need, be spared the necessity of (doing/to do = act. 3rd inf. in elat.)
  8. (intransitive + elative) to evade, elude, escape, get off/by
  9. (intransitive) to be released/discharged (from a hospital; from prison)


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".