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A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
a. to regret
Ignacio dijo que no se arrepiente de haber robado para alimentar a su hijo.Ignacio said he doesn't regret stealing to feed his son.
b. to be sorry about
Me arrepiento de varias cosas que hice cuando era joven.I'm sorry about many things that I did when I was young.
c. to repent of
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Marcelo se arrepiente de sus crímenes abyectos y pidió perdón a las familias de sus víctimas.Marcelo repents of his vile crimes and has asked his victims' families for forgiveness.
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