Kwiziq community member
8 August 2017
So much about this I don't understand. To start with. Je me suis fait faire les ongles.
Why is it fait not faire or even fais? Also why les ongles and not mes ongles?
This question relates to:French lesson "Faire + L'Infinitif = to have something done (causative)"
Kwiziq language super star
2 December 2017
15 July 2018
Hi Laura, But why is "Elle se fait rembourser. She gets refunded" reflexive, please?
How is getting refunded different from having your house painted? How are you doing something for yourself if you are getting refunded. Thank you! (I find your web site invaluable.)
18 July 2018
In "she gets refunded" she is the object that the verb is acting upon. She requested a refund, and got it. In "she gets her house painted," she requested that someone paint her house: the house is what's being acted upon, not her.
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