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Listen to him, hear what he has to say.--She said many Ecouter
things which I had not the patience to listen to.-Are you
looking for your brother? Yes, I am looking for him.
The book you are looking for * is on the table in my study.
-Can you wonder at his extravagance, if you consider how
foolishly his mother indulged him? What I wonder at
most is his impudence.-I suppose you did not expect s'attendre à
such a letter from a man who owes you his fortune. I
confess I did not expect it.—He will hear of something apprendre
to-morrow which he does not expect. If I accept, will you
blame me for it? No; the only thing for which I blame blamer de
you is to have made such a mystery of it. I like to
account to myself for every thing which I see.-These are se rendre compte de
things at which you should not grieve, since they can so
easily be remedied.—Can you hear of such misery without
LIST OF THE MOST COMMON FRENCH REFLECTIVE VERBS.
There are a great many verbs in French which are used reflectively. As they occur very frequently in every day's
* Which is here understood (74-3).
conversation, it has been thought that a list of them
S'adresser à, to apply.
S'instruire, to improve.
Il s'agit de, the thing to be S'intéresser à, to take an inte-
S'arrêter, to stop.
Se charger de, to take upon
Se coucher, to go to bed.
Se douter de, to suspect.
Se fácher de, to get angry, to
Se fier, to trust.
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