17.6 Reflexives in German - no reflexives in English

We have already mentioned that there are more possibilities in German to use reflexive pronouns than in English. A list is given here. Following some examples for you.

Das Auto verkauft sich gut.
= The car sells well.
Die Autos verkaufen sich gut.
= The cars sell well.
Das Buch liest sich gut.
= The book reads well.
Die Bücher lesen sich gut.
= The books read well.
Das Holz lässt sich leicht verarbeiten.
= It is easy to work with this wood.
Das Fenster öffnete sich.
= The window opens.
Das Benzin entzündete sich.
= The gasoline ignites.

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