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"La ragazza che era entrata con te se ne va tra una settimana."

April 16, 2013

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Could somebody explain what is the function of "se ne" in this sentence?

April 16, 2013

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"Se" in this case is the form "si" takes before pronouns, and it's there for a reflexive function (e.g. andarsi a prendere un caffè - to go get a coffee [for oneself]); "ne" is there as place adverb, meaning here or there. So "andarsene" is to take oneself out of a place, to move away, to leave a place; it's idiomatic, instead of "se ne va" it could have been "va via" (goes away, leaves).

April 17, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/dnovinc

it is rather difficult to discern "se ne va tra" from audio

April 19, 2013

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I thought so too, but I thought maybe it's because I'm pretty new to the pronomial verbs.

May 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/oktaya

I only got it because I saw the sentence at an earlier attempt in a different question type.

July 29, 2013
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