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Spanish Grammar - Reflexive Pronouns

Subject Pronoun Reflexive Pronoun
yo me
te
Ud./él/ella se
nosotros/-as nos
vosotros os
Uds./ellos/ellas se

In a reflexive construction, the subject of the verb both performs and receives an action. Reflexive verbs always use reflexive pronouns instead of the subject pronoun:

  • Me ducho por la mañana.
  • I take a shower in the morning.
  • Carlos se afeita tres veces por semana.
  • Carlos shaves three times a week.
  • No se acuerdan su nombre.
  • They don't remember his name.
  • ¿Cómo te llamas?
  • What's your name?