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Espaol

Apuntes: Los Reflexivos

The thing DOING the action is THE

SAME as the thing RECEVING the action.

In English, the reflexive words are words that have

___ SELF in them.

For example: MYSELF, YOURSELF, HIMSELF, OURSELVES,


Spanish Reflexive
Pronouns

ME
TE
SE

NOS

ETC.

And what about their location in relation to their verb?

BEFORE conjugated verbs


ATTACHED TO infinitive verbs

SE

Por Ejemplo:
LAVARSE = TO WASH
(YOURSELF)

ME LAVO

NOS LAVAMOS

TE LAVAS
SE LAVA

NOS LAVAMOS

TE LAVASTE

SE LAV

EN EL
PRESENTE

SE LAVAN

LAVARSE = TO WASH
(YOURSELF)

ME LAV

ACOSTARSE (ue) = TO GO TO BED

ME
ACUESTO
TE
ACUESTAS
SE ACUESTA

NOS
ACOSTAMOS
SE ACUESTAN

ACOSTARSE (ue) = TO GO TO BED

EN EL
PRETRIT
O

SE LAVARON

ME ACOST

NOS
ACOSTAMOS

TE
ACOSTASTE
SE ACOST

SE
ACOSTARON

One more thing!!!! We know if you use a reflexive that youre doing the action to yourself (washing
your [own] hair) thus, you use a DEFINITE

ARTICLE not a POSSESSIVE.


Por ejemplo: I brush my teeth. = Me lavo LOS dientes.