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Old April 17, 2012, 08:48 AM
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Single plural question

The murderer must have liked donuts. - English
Al asesino le deben haber gustado las donas. - Spanish

In English I would say
"murderer" is the subject,
"must" is a modal verb
"have" is an auxiliary verb
"liked" is verb in past tense
"donuts" is a direct object

How would I describe the words in Spanish?
The verb "deben" is plural which agrees with "las donas". Is "las donas" the subject of the sentence?

Would this sentence be an example of "reflexive passive"?
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reflexive passive voice


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