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"Il s'├ętait assis, pour lire un livre."

February 13, 2013

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

February 13, 2013

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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".

February 14, 2013
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