reflexive verbs

Why do we use this case here? And this verb? What rule should I use here?
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reflexive verbs

Postby lilith35 » Apr 7th, 15, 14:13

Hi everyone!

What exactly are reflexive verbs? Could you give me a couple of examples?

Any information is appreciated :)
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Re: reflexive verbs

Postby alena149 » Apr 11th, 15, 01:45

it's a form which points, that someone doing smth to himself.
for example
мыть - мыться
одевать - одеваться
смотреть - смотреться

it like adding after verb pronoun "себя"
(мыть себя = мыться,
одевать себя = одеваться,
смотреть (на) себя = смотреться)

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Re: reflexive verbs

Postby lilith35 » Apr 14th, 15, 17:54

thanks!!!!!!!!! ;D

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reflexive verbs

Postby AlexKotovoi » Aug 4th, 15, 13:51

In both your examples the past participle saluГ©/assis agrees with the subject les amis/Monique, so yes you need to use an ending -e for the feminine, -s for the plural. This is because all reflexive verbs use the auxiliary 'ГЄtre' in the perfect tense, and the past participle of a verb using 'ГЄtre' always agrees with the subject.

Hope that's clear
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Re: reflexive verbs

Postby lilith35 » Aug 4th, 15, 15:25

thanks!!!!!! very clear! ;D


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