Introduction: Spanish Reflexive verbs
What are Spanish reflexive verbs? In this exercise, you will practice how to use them correctly. It’s an interesting grammar topic of Spanish grammar because depending on your mother tongue, there are no reflexive verbs. Please compare these three sentences. You have to use a reflexive verb in Spanish and German, but not in English.
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Spanish reflexive verbs conjugation: llamarse
There is no direct translation for the Spanish reflexive verb “llamarse” into English. Mybe “to be called” is the most direct translation for it. For example, you use it to say:
My name is… (= Me llamo…) or
The city’s name is (La ciudad se llama..)
Spanish reflexive verbs conjugation: levantarse
Levantarse means “to get up”, for example:
Me levanto a las 6 de la mañana. (= I get up at 6 in the morning…) or
Ella siempre se levanta muy tarde. (She always gets up very late.)
Spanish reflexive verbs conjugation: ducharse
Ducharse means “to take a shower”, for example:
Me ducho a las 6 de la mañana. (= I a shower at 6 in the morning…) or
Ella siempre se ducha antes de comer la cena. (She always takes a shower before dinner.)