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Oliver
"Lo" y "Le" como pronombres

En una lección yo ví las frases "Encontré una tarjeta de crédito en el bolsillo del saco del señor.  Lo llamaré y le diré que nosotras la tenemos."  En la segunda frase, no entiende por qué hay "LO llamaré" pero "LE diré".  Penso que la razón es debido pronombres directo y indirecto, pero se parecen que los dos son objectos directos.

 

Le agradecaría si alguien puede aclarar esto por mí.

Feb 17, 2015 2:24 AM
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"Le" is an indirect object pronoun in the second phrase.

 

In the first phrase "lo llamaré" the object pronoun is a direct object pronoun. I will call/phone him. 

 

In the second phrase "le" is an indirect object pronoun. I will tell him we have it. What you're going to tell him (we have it) is the direct object of that phrase because it receives the direct action from the verb. It's what you're telling, but you're telling it to somebody i.e the indirect object.

 

When the direct object of a sentence is a masculine singular human being you can use le/lo interchangeably, and when it's a masculine singular animal or object you can only use "lo." The same rule applies to plurals. You can use les/los for masuline plural human beings but for animals or objects you have to use "los." La/las must be used when it's a feminine person/animal/thing.

 

This is what my grammar book says: "Originally, le and les were correct only as indirect object pronouns, but now the Real Academia de la Lengua Española accepts their use as direct object pronouns, as long as they don't refer to animals or things".

 

 

February 17, 2015

Si tú dices "Lo dire" significa que vas a decir algo.

Si tú dices "Le diré" significa que vas a decirle algo ¿a quién? a él o ella.

 

Lo llamaré o le llamaré son las dos correctas. Esto se llama leísmo y laísmo.

 

Perdona, no se explicar muy bien

February 17, 2015

Muchas gracias Javier y Spagnola - sus repuestas son muy útils.  ¡Penso que entiendo!

February 17, 2015
Oliver
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