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Old August 29, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Hi Angelica! The chapter is about reflexive verbs. These were the examples supplied:

* Se les figura que son ricos. They imagine they are rich.
* Se nos olvidó decirte. We forgot to tell you.
* Se le olvidó la carta. He forgot the letter.

I understand the use of "se" in other contexts, such as in "No se ven ahora," or in "Esto se hizo el año pasado," or in "Aquí se habla francés," or in "Se lava" and in "Se levanta." I'm just confused about why "se" is present in the first three sentences; I thought that they could do without it. I'm also not sure how the examples make use of reflexive verbs (except for "Se le olvidó la carta," which Perikles explained earlier).

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