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There was a question to translate "Mi sono avvicinato allo studio delle lingue quando ero all'università?" The answer was "I approached the study of languages when I was at university" Why is it "Mi sono..." instead of "Ho..."

For learning: Italian
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Because "avvicinarsi" is a reflexive verb (different from avvicinare), and all the reflexive verbs (like svegliarsi, vestirsi, sposarsi) use essere as auxiliar.

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