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what is a pronominal verb?

verbs that need the reflexive PRONOUN se to be conjugated. But not all pronominal verbs are reflexive or reciprocal

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what is a reflexive verb?

when the subject is also the object of their action

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Roberto se lava. Why is lavarse reflexive?

"Robert washes himself." Roberto is performing an action that is received by himself. Roberto is the subject and the object of “his action.”

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Pepe y Pilar se abrazan. Why is abrazarse reciprocal?

Two people are involved. Pepe is hugging Pilar and Pilar is hugging Pepe. Both Pepe and Pilar give and receive the same action simultaneously. Both are the subject and the object of the same action.

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Yo me aburrí muchísimo en el zoológico. Why is aburrirse pronominal?

"I got dead bored at the zoo." Because it is conjugated with the reflexive pronoun se, but it is neither reflexive nor reciprocal.

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Why are verbs of emotions and feelings pronominal?

Because the subject is the person that experiences the feeling.

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What are the reflexive pronouns?

me, te, se, nos, os, se.

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Where are reflexive pronouns placed when a verb is conjugated?

BEFORE the verb

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Conjugate the pronominal verb aburrirse

yo me aburro
tú te aburres
él/ella/usted se aburre
nosotros/nosotras nos aburrimos
vosotros/vosotras os aburrís
ellos/ellas/ustedes se aburren

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aburrirse

to get bored

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nunca me había aburrido tanto

I´d never been so bored

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avergonzarse

to be ashamed (of oneself; of something)

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No me avergüenzo de nada.

I am not ashamed of anything.

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deprimirse

to get depressed

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Alfonso se deprime con facilidad.

Alfonso gets depressed easily.

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enfermarse

to fall ill

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Mi madre se enfermó, cuando era joven.

My mother was sick when I was growing up.

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divertirse

to have fun

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nos divertimos mucho en la fiesta

we had a lot of fun at the party

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alegrarse

to be glad

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me alegro de estar vivo.

I´m glad to be alive

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asustarse

to get frightened

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me asusté cuando llegué a casa y no estaba allí

I got frightened when I arrived home and he wasn´t there