Thread: "Se está"
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Old November 15, 2009, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Jubilee View Post
Spanish speakers may need to correct me on this but se is sometimes an impersonal way of saying something, about no-one in particular:

se conduce rápido en la ciudad it's driven fast in the city. (would that work better?)

they drive fast in the city - no -one in particular, a general comment... Can that work with estar also?
They drive fast in the city = Ellos conducen rápido en la ciudad.

It being driven fast in the city - Se está conduciendo rápido en la ciudad.
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