Lindsey
¿Quieres terminar este postre? A mí me empalaga. Why is "me" used? I see "me" being used a lot with empalagar, but it's not reflexive?
Nov 12, 2021 5:14 PM
Answers · 8
Empalaga, is a verb that is mostly used when a food is excessively sweet. It is also used when one person is excessively kind to another. And yes, it is reflexive.
November 12, 2021
No it's not reflexive, if it were then it would be conjugated in the first person (me duchO, me lavO). The verb empalagar is being used in the same way as gustar/encantar are used Este postre me gusta Este postre me encanta Este postre no me gusta A mi tampoco, me empalaga
November 14, 2021
I mean, it's not necessary in this case. You can just say "Me empalaga" but I think that its purpose is to emphasize that is 'only' you. For example when you are in a group of people you don't know their taste or do know but they actually like the desert.
November 13, 2021
Así es, el verbo es reflexivo
November 12, 2021
Hello! In this case, we use "me" because it substitutes "a mí". When we use me with other verbs, we refer to who the action is affecting. For example: - Me mira: he looks AT ME - Me aburre: it bores ME - Me parece: it seems TO ME To express an action that affects other people we would need different pronouns (TE hablo - you singular, LE digo - him/her, NOS gusta - we, OS escucho - you plural, LES odio - them) I hope to have helped you!
November 12, 2021
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