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Spanish translation help?!? :S

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What is the difference between "Él le va mañana"? and "Él se va mañana"?

('Cual es la diferencia entre...y.. ) jaja DL muchas gracias ;P

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/PuntoH
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Cuál es la diferencia entre..... The main difference is that the first one doesn't exist (doesn't make sense)

Regards

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wonderboy6
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is le when it is about someone else and se is about the person in question?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PuntoH
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Yes, for example:

"Él se baña todos los días" -- something that he does for/by himself.

"Él se viste solo" -- something that he does for/by himself.

"A él le gustan las frutas" -- it's about someone/something else.

"Él le dijo la verdad a su mamá" -- it's about someone/something else.

Anyway, in this link ( http://spanish.about.com/od/pronouns/a/introduction_se.htm ) you can see the use of SE and a little bit of LE in the middle.

Regards from Chile o/

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rmcgwn

I am stuck on proper use of se in the various ways it can be use. So bear with me as I use your examples 'él le va mañana y él se va mañana. Maybe we will both gain something. As I understand the first part would be translated to 'he him goes tomorrow' and the second is 'he goes tomorrow'. Se is performing a function which I guess is saying ' he himself is going tomorrow'. What I don't get is why we need to idenify the action as doing to oneself when we identifed who as 'he' Is this clear?

5 years ago
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