Reflexive Verbs -

Reflexive Verbs -

Reflexive Verbs Reflexive Verbs Reflexive Verbs are used to talk about doing things to yourself. They are conjugated in each tense following the rules of conjugation, but require the reflexive pronouns in front of the verb. (see placement rules) Reflexive Pronouns me (myself)

te (yourself) se (him/herself) nos (ourselves) os se (themselves) NOTE: These pronouns will always agree with the subject and verb conjugation. Conjugating Reflexive Verbs A reflexive verb in the infinitive has a 1. 2.

3. se on the end. Lavarse (yo) Cut off the se. lavar se Pick the correct reflexive pronoun for your subject and put it immediately in front of the verb. yo me lavar Conjugating Reflexive Verbs 4. Conjugate the verb in the correct tense just like a regular verb.

Yo me lavo. I wash myself. Note: Without the reflexive pronoun, there is no self. lavarse= to wash oneself, lavar= to wash Common Reflexive Verbs acostarse (o-ue) to go to bed afeitarse to shave oneself

arreglarse to fix oneself like hair-pelo baarse to bath oneself cepillarse to brush oneself cortarse to cut (ones hair) despertarse to wake up desvestirse (e-i) to undress oneself dormirse (o-ue) to fall asleep

Common Reflexive Verbs ducharse to shower oneself enjuagarse to rinse oneself like mouth-boca fregarse to scrub or wash oneself lavarse to wash oneself levantarse to get or stand up limpiarse to clean oneself llamarse to call oneself maquillarse to put makeup on oneself

mirarse to look at oneself Common Reflexive Verbs peinarse to comb oneself pintarse to put lipstick on (los labios) ponerse to put on oneself probarse to try on quitarse to take off oneself secarse to dry oneself sentarse to sit down vestirse (e to i) to dress oneself verse to see oneself

Reflexive Verbs- feelings aburrirse to get, be bored alegrarse to be glad, happy animarse to cheer up, to feel like doing smtg asustarse to get scared calmarse to calm down cansarse to get tired colocarse to get a job decidirse a to make up ones mind despedirse de (e-i) to say goodbye to Reflexive Verbs- feelings

divertirse enfadarse enfermarse enojarse entusiasmarse interesarse en irse marearse molestarse to have a good time to get angry to get sick to get angry/mad

to get excited about, thrilled to be interested in to go away to get, feel dizzy to get annoyed Reflexive Verbs- feelings ofenderse to get offended, insulted, feel hurt preocuparse (por) to worry about reunirse (con) to get together (with) sentirse (e-ie) to feel (emotionally, physically

sorprenderse to be surprised tranquilizarse to calm down, stop worrying Reflexives- motion caerse to fall down echarse to lie down escaparse to escape irse to go away moverse (o-ue) to move, stir, wiggle mudarse

to move (home) perderse (e-ie) to get lost quedarse to stay, remain recostarse (o-ue) to lie down Reflexives- NO Non-Reflexive Form acordarse (o-ue) (de) to remember aprovecharse (de) to take possession (of) ausentarse to be out, away

burlarse de to laugh at, make fun of casarse (con) to get married (to) enamorarse (de) to fall in love (with) enterarse (de) to find out (about) equivocarse to be mistaken, wrong fiarse de to trust Reflexives- NO Non-Reflexive

Form fijarse (en) to notice jactarse de to boast about negarse a (e-ie) to refuse to olvidarse (de) to forget parecerse a to resemble portarse bien/mal to behave well/badly quejarse de to complain about rerse de to laugh at

Note: Olvidar is followed by a direct object. Olvidaron el nmero. Olvidarse by the preposition de and is used with an IOP. Se olvidaron el nmero. Se les olvid el nmero. (all mean they forgot the number) To Become ponerse + adjective: to become adjective

and is used with physical or emotional changes hacerse + profession or social status: implies effort by the subject

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