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"...se maria..."

Seng I.C1Kwiziq community member

"...se maria..."

Elle se maria cette année-là

Is this an error? Or is "se maria" an actual phrase. I thought it should be "se marie". 

I'm also wondering why it is not "s'est mariée". That's the phrase I would have used.

Asked 11 months ago
Maarten K.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It is passé simple. 

Noting that this lesson is at B2, it is probably reasonable to expect to come across some examples using this tense, as it is still found in formal writing, and old texts. 

Worth learning to recognise for reading and understanding French ‘formal’ writing, although barely at all for modern speech -  a few exceptions in expressions aside. 

https://www.wordreference.com/conj/frverbs.aspx?v=se%20marier

Le Passé Simple (Indicatif)

g. j.B1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
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"...se maria..."

Elle se maria cette année-là

Is this an error? Or is "se maria" an actual phrase. I thought it should be "se marie". 

I'm also wondering why it is not "s'est mariée". That's the phrase I would have used.

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