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Confuse. Ils se sentent seuls -> why using "Se"not leur as the object is ILS. Possive adjective of ILS is leur not se.

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Confuse. Ils se sentent seuls -> why using "Se"not leur as the object is ILS. Possive adjective of ILS is leur not se.

Ils se sentent seuls -> why using "Se"not leur as the object is ILS.   Possive adjective of ILS is leur not se.
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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Because it is not a possessive (pronoun or adjective), it is a reflexive pronoun of the pronominal verb 'se sentir'. The subject and object of the verb are the same. 

The pronominal/reflexive pronouns are me/te/se/nous/vous/se:

Conjugate reflexive verb s'habiller in Le Présent (present tense)

 

Confuse. Ils se sentent seuls -> why using "Se"not leur as the object is ILS. Possive adjective of ILS is leur not se.

Ils se sentent seuls -> why using "Se"not leur as the object is ILS.   Possive adjective of ILS is leur not se.

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