Reflexive verbs

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Reflexive verbs in Dutch

Some verbs in Dutch are reflexive.
Examples are:
  • zich herinneren (to remember)
  • Hij herinnert zich zijn jeugd.
  • zich vergissen (to be mistaken)
  • Ik vergis me.
  • zich vervelen (to be bored)
  • Je verveelt je.
  • zich haasten (to hurry)
  • Ik haast me.
  • zich aankleden (to get dressed - this verbs is seperable)
  • Wij kleden ons aan.
  • zich ___ voelen (to feel - an emotion/state)
  • Ik voel me goed.
As you can see, the verb is combined with a reflexive pronoun. Look at the table below for the reflexive pronoun for each person.
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