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Accidental Verbs

Accidental Verbs

a)      Accidental verbs are used to describe events that have not been planned.  For example, Me caigo.  (I fall.)

b)      The following formula changes the meaning of the verb in English:

se + indirect object pronoun + verb

For example:

           

Spanish

English

Se me olvidaronlos verbos.

I forgot the verbs.

 

 

Vocabulary - Spanish

Vocabulary - English

Caerse

To fall

Chocarse

To collide with

Olvidarse

To forget

Perderse

To lose

Acabarse

To run out of

Ocurirse

To occur

Quedarse

To leave behind

Aburrirse

To bore oneself

Asustarse

To frighten

Cortarse

To cut oneself

Despertarse

To wake up

Enamorarse

To fall in love

Enfermarse

To get sick

Encontrarse con

To meet someone

Enojarse

To get angry

Ensuciarse

To get dirty

Equivocarse

To make a mistake

Frustrarse

To get frustrated

Lastimarse

To get injured

Mancharse

To stain

Quemarse

To burn oneself

Romperse

To break

Sanarse

To get healthy,well

Sentirse

To feel

Activarse

To activate

Apagarse

To turn off

Encenderse

To turn on