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Kwiziq community member
29 January 2018
How does se passer differ from passer with être?
This question relates to:French lesson "Passer can be used with avoir or être in Le Passé Composé... and changes meaning"
Se passer has the meaning of to take place or to happen and takes être as does all pronominal verbs.
Passer can be used with a direct object (transitive) and takes avoir or with an indirect object (intransitive) and has to take être.
Hope this helps.
Just to build upon Jim's explanation:
-- Chris (not a native speaker).
30 January 2018
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