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"Il s'était assis, pour lire un livre."

February 13, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/beckydale

Is it wrong to say "he had seated himself"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/riclage

Are you perhaps mixing the verbs "to seat" and "to sit"? If not, I guess you could use "he had seated himself" but that would mean, to me, something more formal, as if he was in a ceremony. E.g., "he had seated himself, disregarding the usher".

Anyway, the verb "s'asseoir" translates to "to sit".

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