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Old September 20, 2007, 09:47 AM
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Reflexive Verbs........

A thorn on my side......

When both the object and subject are the same, then the verb is relfexive...
i.e. I shave myself.
I = subject
shave = verb
object = myself

Se = when the verb is reflexive then the infinitive ends in 'se'.
i.e. bañar = bañarse
Ella fué a bañarse. OR Ella se fue a bañar. (both correct)

lavar = lavarse
El fué a lavarse la cara. (NUNCA: El fue a lavarse su cara)

I also struggle with them but you know what they say.....Practice makes perfect.......La práctica hace al maestro.

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