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Object pronouns: Ya me siento bien?

How does "I feel fine now" become "Ya me siento bien"? "Ya" literally translates to "already" - so I guess "ya" corresponds to "now". But how is "I" the object? Who is the subject in this sentence then? Since the verb is "sient'o'", the subject is "I" too. So this literally translates to "I feel me well already". Is there a logical way to understand this, or is it just a quirk of Spanish we should get used to? (quirk from an English language perspective)

4 years ago

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This a reflexive verb situation, and me is a reflexive pronoun. It shows that you are talking about how you feel, as opposed to feeling someone else.

4 years ago