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So I am trying to decide between these 2 sentences:

Anthony Solares es una persona que limpia muchas casas. Él tiene un ingreso predictible.

and

A Anthony Solares es una persona que limpia muchas casas. Él tiene un ingreso predictible.

Which one is correct? If you could tell me when to use / not to use "A" in front of a name, please do so.

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    Just a comment, the usual word for "predictable" is predecible. – Martin Argerami Mar 31 at 10:38
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That usage of the preposition "a" is sometimes called a personal (personal "a"). It is used before all indirect objects, and before direct objects that refer to a person. It is never used before the subject of a sentence.

For example:

  • Dale el documento a Juan (indirect object).
  • No veo a Pablo (direct object that refers to a person).
  • No veo la estrella (direct object that does not refer to a person, so no "a").
  • Anthony Solares es una persona que limpia muchas casas. (subject, so no "a").

The complete rules and all the edge cases are listed in DPD.

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    This answer is really helpful. It summed up all the confusion I had around this topic. – FairOPShotgun Mar 31 at 0:13

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