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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 ...


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) ...


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). ...


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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