Resservir and se resservir

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Truc Thanh

Kwiziq community member

13 November 2018

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Resservir and se resservir

I don’t understand well the use and the difference in meaning of “resservir” and “se resservir “. Please , give me more examples and the explanation. Thanks a lot.

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French lesson "Conjugate servir and other -vir verbs in Le Présent (present tense)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

14 November 2018

14/11/18

Hi Truc Thanh,

The difference here is - who is serving whom?

Resservir means that someone is giving a second helping to someone else.

Se resservir means that you are giving yourself a second helping, no one else is involved in the action.

Hope this helps!

Truc Thanh

Kwiziq community member

14 November 2018

14/11/18

Wow, your explanation is very clear. Thanks so much. 

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