Reflexive Verbs - Exercises

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Exercise

Choose the correct reflexive pronoun.

  1. aburro como una ostra.[I’m bored to death. (literally: bored as an oyster)]|1st person singular: reflexive pronoun = me.
  2. Aquí reunimos todas las semanas para cantar.[We meet here every week to sing.]|1st person plural: reflexive pronoun = nos.
  3. Mis hermanas pequeñas siempre quejan por todo.[My little sisters always complain about everything.]|3rd person plural: reflexive pronoun = se.
  4. ¿ das cuenta de lo que has provocado?[Do you realise what you’ve started?]|2nd person singular: reflexive pronoun = te
  5. No hace falta que preocupéis por nada.[It’s not necessary for you to be worried.]|2nd person plural: reflexive pronoun = os.

Type in the verbs in their reflexive present-tense form.

  1. Siempre (dormir/tú)  escuchando la radio.[You always fall asleep listening to the radio.]|2nd person singular: reflexive pronoun = te
  2. Esa chica rubia (llamar)  Laura.[This blonde girl is named Laura.]|3rd person singular: reflexive pronoun = se
  3. En nuestra asociación (ocupar)  de personas con discapacidad.[In our association, we deal with people with disabilities.]|1st person plural: reflexive pronoun = te
  4. Tengo que (ir)  antes de las cuatro de la tarde.[I have to leave before 4 p.m.]|1st person singular: reflexive pronoun = me
  5. Si (alejar/vosotros)  demasiado, avisad.[If you go too far away, let us know.]|2nd person plural: reflexive pronoun = os

Rewrite the sentences, using a reflexive pronoun.

  1. Calentamos la comida en el microondas.
    [We warm up the food (for ourselves) in the microwave.]|1st person plural: reflexive pronoun = nos
  2. Has comprado una casa nueva en este barrio.
    [You bought (yourself) a new house in this neighbourhood.]|2nd person singular: reflexive pronoun = te
  3. Solo fumo un par de cigarrillos al día.
    [I only smoke a few cigarettes a day.]|also possible as a reflexive sentence in Spanish|1st person singular: reflexive pronoun = me
  4. Ella siempre paga su menú y yo pago el mío.
    [She always pays for her meal and I pay for mine.]|also possible as a reflexive sentence in Spanish|1st and 3rd person singular: reflexive pronoun = me/se
  5. Encontrasteis a Raquel en el concierto.
    [You met (up with) Raquel at the concert.]|2nd person plural: reflexive pronoun = os