When I look at the two sentences below how can I tell straight away whether they are a reflexive action or a reciprocal action as they both have 'se' in the sentence: Elles se maquillent ...
What's the meaning of the phrase "excuser et s'excuser"? Why is a s' used before the verb? (It is the title of a chapter in my French book, if the context is needed.)
I just don't understand when and how we can use “se” in French. I know we can say: Je me lave. Je me suis dit. But, other than that, I have no idea. Is there a rule you have to follow when ...
Les reines se sont succédé(?) Is there any clear reason to explain that succéder is invariable in this case? Is there any French conjugation rule I missed, or is it relative to the verb succéder ...