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I'm trying to translate this sentence:
"On a tant de choses à se dire et à voir" which would be translated as "We have so many things to say and see".
But the real deal is the following: why do we need to use the reflexive verb here?

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We don't need to use the reflexive form here but doing it slightly changes the meaning.

De choses à dire means 'we have many things to say' (to whomever listen).

De choses à se dire means 'we have many things to say to each other'.

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The snag is with On, which may stand for "anyone" as well as for "we". In this particular sentence, it stands for "we".

Hence my proposed translation: "there's so much to exchange about and to see", not "there's so much to ponder about and to see".

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