A memorable example of the se aspectual...

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A memorable example of the se aspectual...

In There Will Be Blood:

Yo me bebo tu batido.  ¡Me lo bebo entero!


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SilviaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Jeff

Good spot! The phrase "Yo me bebo tu batido. ¡Me lo bebo entero!" from the movie 'There Will Be Blood' offers a fascinating illustration of the "se aspectual" in Spanish, although the original line is in English and the Spanish translation leverages the "se" construction to add a layer of nuance.

In the English-language film, the line is famously 'I drink your milkshake! I drink it up!' This demonstrates the flexibility and depth that Spanish can offer through its use of reflexive pronouns.

These pronouns are definitely a powerful tool in Spanish for enhancing the descriptive quality of actions, especially in translated works where the nuances of the original language can be preserved or highlighted through such grammatical constructions.

Saludos

Silvia

 
 
 
 
Jeff asked:View original

A memorable example of the se aspectual...

In There Will Be Blood:

Yo me bebo tu batido.  ¡Me lo bebo entero!


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