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Kwiziq community member
2 September 2018
mettrais or se mettrais
I just did an exercise "my ideal day." I was asked to put into French "I would put on my favorite dress." I wrote "Je me mettrais ma robe preferee." (missing accents) The correction was "Je mettrais ma robe preferee." Shouldn't "put on" be a reflexive verb? I put it on myself.
Kwiziq language super star
3 September 2018
In French 'to put on clothes' is just ,'mettre un vêtement' which is not reflexive so the correct sentence would be -
" Je mettrais ma robe préférée".
You will find lots of examples where verbs might be reflexive in one language but not in the other.
Hope this helps!
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