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Unformatted text preview: already indicates that the subject of the sentence is doing the action of the verb to him/herself, it is considered repetitive to use a possessive adjective in front of the body parts in question. The appropriate definite article is used in front of the body part instead of a possessive adjective. Yo me peino ( el pelo) dos veces al da. I comb my hair twice a day. Lupe se lava las manos antes de comer. Lupe washes her hands before eating. Verbs like caer or dormir are used reflexively to indicate that the action of the verb happened without the subject of the verb's voluntary cooperation. El estudiante, aburrido, se durmi durante la leccin. The bored student fell asleep during the lesson. Yo me ca en frente de la clase. I fell down in front of the class....
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- Fall '09