Using reflexive with faire

NicoleA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Using reflexive with faire

HI,

I was wondering there are two ways you can use to getting used to in a sentence. From my understanding would it be correct to use se Faire for the causative for having something done for someone just like the regular Faire causative? Also would you  use s'habituer for the most common?


Thank you

Nicole

Asked 1 month ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Nicole, 

I am wondering if you are thinking of the expression -

se faire à quelque chose

 which is the same as 

s'habituer à quelque chose 

Both meaning

to get used to something

and both are used equally I would say.

Bonne Continuation! 

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

To get used to something -- s'habituer à qqc.

I am not sure how se faire fits here. Can you quote a sentence that piques your curiosity?

Se faire + infinitiv is often used as an alternative to passive voice but not in the meaning of "getting used to something":

Je me suis fait prendre ma place. -- (lit.) "I had my place taken." My place was taken.

NicoleA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Hi these were in the list of the verbs followed by the preposition à. 

Using reflexive with faire

HI,

I was wondering there are two ways you can use to getting used to in a sentence. From my understanding would it be correct to use se Faire for the causative for having something done for someone just like the regular Faire causative? Also would you  use s'habituer for the most common?


Thank you

Nicole

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