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ME, TE, SE, NOS, OS VS ME, TE, LE, NOS, OS, LES Indirect object pronouns “me, te, se, nos, os” are often used with reflexive verbs (levantarse, caerse, ducharse) and also to express that the action is involuntary on the part of the subject. If I have broken a plate and I have done it accidentally, I can say “se me ha roto mi plato” (my plate is broken) instead of "he roto el plato (I have broken the plate) “Me, te, le, nos, os, les” are also indirect object pronouns in Spanish, but they are used to indicate who benefits from or is affected by the action of the verb in the sentence. Or when we use verbs to express opinion (gustar, parecer, encantar... ) The most common translations in English are: (to/for) me, you, him, her, us, them. As for pronouns, they replace people, animals, or objects. “Sergio me compró un reloj muy bonito”. (Sergio bought me a very pretty watch. (for me) ¿Te dio tu madre el dinero? (Did your mum give you the money? -to you) “El hombre le indicó el camino en el mapa”. (The man showed him/her the way on the map. (to him/her) “Ellos nos regalaron unas camisetas en el evento”. (They gave us some t-shirts at the event. (to us) “Os puse unas monedas en la mesa para pagar el autobús”. (I put some coins on the table for you to pay for the bus) “Les escribimos una carta muy larga y emotiva”. (We wrote them a very long and emotional letter). “Claudia siempre le añade mucha sal a la comida”. (Claudia always adds a lot of salt to food.) Escribe una frase con estos pronombres!
Nov 22, 2021 8:38 AM