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Today’s Parola del Giorno is the reflexive verb, svegliarsi, which means to wake up. See the verb used below in its context:
Mi sono svegliato con un dolore al collo incredibile questa mattina, forse ho dormito male durante la notte.
I woke up with an incredible pain in my neck this morning, perhaps I slept badly during the night?
: reflexive verbs require essere with compound tenses (passato prossimo, trapassato prossimo, etc.)
: the past participle agrees in gender and in number with the subject of the sentence