"They stop and look around."

Translation:Loro si fermano e guardano in giro.

June 30, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/DanProwse

What is the purpose of "si" here? Usually it makes a verb passive, but I don't see why "they stopped" would be passive ("they were stopped", on the other hand, would be passive).

June 30, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/dnovinc

"Si" (reflexive pronoun 3rd person plural) is here because the verb fermarsi (to halt, to stop) is reflexive.

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/fermarsi

June 30, 2013
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