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Can "se faire" mean to "imagine" then? As I can't find that translation anywhere? Understand the context is probably "I make to be"?

James W.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Can "se faire" mean to "imagine" then? As I can't find that translation anywhere? Understand the context is probably "I make to be"?

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi James, 

We need the full context to understand the expression -

... ne correspondait pas à l'image que Milo se faisait d'un docteur = ...didnt' correspond to the mental picture that Milo had of a doctor 

so 

se faire une image de quelqu'un = to create a mental picture of someone
Jim J.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi James,

Se faire  --> to develop / to become / to mature

Se faire (à)  --> to become used (to) 

Jim

Can "se faire" mean to "imagine" then? As I can't find that translation anywhere? Understand the context is probably "I make to be"?

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