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Carlos Alejo is right, but I wanted to add a few grammatical explanations. The verb terminar can be intransitive ("to finish"), or transitive ("to finish off sth", "to terminate sth"). The verb terminarse has the same meanings, plus the sense of "to run out". That means the two sentences below are equivalent: El partido está a punto de terminar = El ...


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Cláusulas especificativas vs explicativas Que puede usarse tanto para objetos como para personas. El pronombre quien solo se puede usar para personas, y alterna básicamente con dos construcciones: que y el/la que (o el/la cual). En el primer caso, que es en la mayoría de los casos preferible, sobre todo en cláusulas adjetivas especificativas1: "Alberto ...


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Some of the examples you give seem just like particular cases of a wider case: the pronominal verbs. You can read about them in the Gramática Española, from this page onwards. As you already know, some verbs append the "se" suffix: these are the pronominal verbs, but this does not mean that the verb takes part in a reflexive sentence. If you want to know if ...



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