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When using the informal vos, is it more common to substitute it with le or te as an object pronoun? Or is there another standard way to replace it? And I'm curious how this may vary by country or region.

For example:

Y vos, ¿que le/te pasó?
A vos le/te gusta andar en bici.
Le/te regalé el libro a vos.

  • I might've written the first example incorrectly and it could be "Y a vos" instead of "Y vos." But in spoken Spanish, "Y vos" seems like it would sound fine. – E. J. Oct 18 '18 at 14:44
  • The first one should be Y a vos (it would be y a usted/ti with other pronouns). I can't speak for Columbia, but the norm with informal voseo is to use te. – user0721090601 Oct 18 '18 at 16:00
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    We'll have to wait for someone from Colombia, but I'm voseante and I always use te. The only Colombian voseo I've ever heard comes from watching Narcos (sorry) and I'm sure that used te with vos as well. – pablodf76 Oct 18 '18 at 19:53
  • I think you should always be able to use "os", am I right? – FGSUZ Oct 19 '18 at 11:21
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Only te can be used with vos.

For a more formal way :"Le" (without vos)

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  • In Colombia would you use vos to speak to your boss? – user0721090601 Oct 19 '18 at 4:15
  • No, vos is the same as tu, you should use "usted" and "le". – Fuel Oct 19 '18 at 4:16
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    The question was whether you should use le, te or something else when the pronoun is vos. Your answer implied that le is used for vos, but te can also be used for vos. – user0721090601 Oct 19 '18 at 4:18
  • You can only use te with vos – Fuel Oct 19 '18 at 4:20
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    this answer seems unclear, first you say to only use te, next you say you can use le for a more formal approach, I believe you are missing the fact that le would go with usted instead of vos – Brian H. Oct 19 '18 at 6:51

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