Reflexive Pronouns

Spanish reflexive pronounsPronombres reflexivos

Reflexive pronouns are used with pronominal verbs. They always agree with the subject of the sentence and are usually placed directly in front of the verb. However, for infinitives, present participles, and affirmative commands, pronouns can get attached to the end – learn more.

There are 5 Spanish reflexive pronouns :

yo me
te
él
ella
Ud.
se
nosotros nos
vosotros os
ellos
ellas
Uds.
se

Word order

Like object pronouns, reflexive pronouns usually* directly precede the verb.

Por ejemplo…

Me baño.   I’m taking a bath.
¿Te maquillas?   Are you putting on make-up?
Nos vemos.   We see each other.

Agreement

Reflexive pronouns always have to agree with their subjects, with every tense, mood, and verb form.

Por ejemplo…

Future Me bañaré.   I will take a batch.
Infinitive Vamos a vernos.   We’re going to see each other.

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