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I think this is well explained in this link. No possessive with body parts. Normally, Spanish will not use possessives when body parts are involved . . . Spanish makes use of a “dative” pronoun (me in the example above), and the noun (i.e. the body part) is premodified by the definite article.


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I think is easier to start explaining with Él odia al hombre con el cual estaba yo hablando. You probably already know that "al" is equivalent to "a el". You could have said (although it sounds worse) Él odia a el hombre con el cual estaba yo hablando. You would have never said "Él odia a hombre", but "Él odia a el hombre", because you need the ...


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The Action of Giving explained. It's easy to say that to give something is "dative" when the definition of a dative case is when something is given, but looking at other dative verbs might help. Gustar / to please Regalar / to gift Decir / to say Apoyar / to aid Ayudar / to help Cuidar / to care Each of those verbs represents something that can be given ...


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We just learned this in class. Our teacher explained that for dative case--when someone is being given something--the someone must precede the something in the sentence. So your sentence works fine without the "le": Miguel dio a su novia un anillo. However, if you moved "un anillo" before "a su novia" in that sentence, "le" would be needed to keep the ...


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It will be: No le conozco. That's because in spanish you are refering to the indirect object (a él) No le conozco (a él) In case you speak about a direct object like: I don't know this chapter We will use lo in this case because we are refering to the direct object No lo sé (el capitulo) But, lo is also accepted in direct object cases ...


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Because he is the direct object. And the masculine direct object is lo. Although, you could still get away with saying No le conozco, it would mean more like I don't know him know him.' or He isn't known to me. As in, I don't know how he is as a person... ,I haven't gotten to know him. Whereas, no lo conozco is straightforward don't know who he ...



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