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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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In regard to the context given by your example, it depends on what you or the other speakers where discussing. You know that the pronouns are used to refer to something that has already been named, so what was named just before you answered? Is that pronoun going to stand for la comida or for el bistec? Depending on that you choose the gender of your ...


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Your correction is right (in literal way). But the expression "va a" is an auxiliary verb (ir a) marking the future tense. Then te va a encantar vas a llegar tarde means te encantará llegarás tarde and that is also correct.


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It's for the same reason that it's "te encanta" and not "te encantas". (remember, gustar and encantar don't mean to like/love, they mean to please and to enchant, that is, causing enjoyment to/for someone) te encanta you.IO enchant.PRES.3RD.SING "It enchants you" te va a encantar you.IO enchant.FUT.3RD.SING "It is going to enchant you" ...



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