Would you say "Je t'habille" to say "I dress you"?


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20 January 2017

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Would you say "Je t'habille" to say "I dress you"?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Conjugate reflexive verb s'habiller in Le Présent (present tense)"


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27 January 2017


Bonjour Priscilla ! Yes, you are right. In this case, the verb "habiller" is not reflexive any more, and will accept a direct object pronoun (to dress *someone*): "Elle habille sa poupée." (She dresses her doll.) Reflexive cases are when the reflexive pronoun refers to the subject of the verb: "Je m'habille." (m' refers to "je") I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !

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