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Indirect Object Pronouns

INDIRECT OBJECTS
I

bought that skirt for her. I gave those shoes to him. What is the subject, the verb, the direct object and the indirect object?

INDIRECT OBJECTS
I

bought that skirt for her.


verb subject direct indirect object object

INDIRECT OBJECTS
I

gave those shoes to him.


verb subject direct indirect object object

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS


Indirect

object pronouns tell to whom the action is being done.

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS


They

mean the same thing in English as do the direct object pronouns, only they add the words to or for. For example, to you, for me, ect.

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS (ENGLISH)

(to or for) me (to or for) you


(to or for) him, her, it

(to or for) us

(to or for) them

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS (SPANISH)

me (to or for me) nos (to or for us)


te le (to or for you) os (to or for you all) (to or for him, les (to or for them, you all) her, it)

PLACEMENT OF INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS


Indirect

Object Pronouns, me, te, le, nos, os, and les are placed either before a conjugated verb or attached to the end of an infinitive.

BEFORE THE CONJUGATED VERB:

Le

va a dar el libro a Elena? Nos vio hace cinco das a nosotros.

BEFORE THE VERB OR AFTER THE INFINITIVE:

Before the verb:


Le
S,

vas a dar el libro a Elena?

le voy a dar el libro a Elena. After the infinitive: Vas a darle el libro a Elena? S, voy a darle el libro a Elena.

BEFORE THE CONJUGATED VERB

l, le gustan los libros? S, le interesan mucho.

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS


These

are the me, te, le, nos and les that you see before gustar, interesar, faltar, fascinar, etc. For example:

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS


A

ella, le gustan las faldas? S, le fascinan! A ellos, les encanta la comida? S, les encanta!

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS


Sometimes

we use a + a pronoun or a persons name for emphasis or to make it clear who we are referring to.

INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS


Me

duelen los pies. Y a ti, qu te duele? A Pablo, le duelen los pies. A Ud. le duelen los pies, no?