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The DPD gives good advice on this topic. Basically, there is one exception to when you can't indirect object pronoun. Here are the rules copied from another answer I gave a while back. If the object (indirect or direct) is a person pronoun (mí, ti, etc) and included anywhere in the sentence, you must include the pronoun with the verb (indirect or ...


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Consider your first sentence Yo saco a pasear al perro (CD). Yo saco a pasearlo (el perro) or Yo lo saco a pasear Now consider your second sentence Yo saco a pasear al perro (CD) a mi vecino (CI) Yo saco a pasearle (a mi vecino) el perro. Yo saco a paseárlelo, where le is changed to se and becomes paseárselo Yo se (CI) lo (CD) ...


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The direct complement can be sometimes preceded by the preposition a, like in the case of your example: insulté a Vicente = lo insulté This happens when the direct object is animate, like a person: Vi a tu hermano = lo vi Vi tu carro = lo vi Check rae's "Nueva gramática de la lengua española" 34.8 El complemento directo preposicional (I). ...


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That's because with the verb ordenar the direct object is the given order, and the indirect object is the recipient of that order. With insultar you have only a direct object, the one receiving the insult.



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