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Very generally speaking, a direct object completes or specifies the meaning of the verb, while an indirect object adds a destination, a goal, someone or something towards which the action is oriented. In technical terms, an indirect object is often a recipient or a beneficiary of the action. For the most part, if a verb has only one object, it is a direct ...


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There are verbs that can take the indirect object (le / les) without a direct one. For example: Verbs of emotion and mental process: Le gustas mucho (He/She likes you a lot) Other verbs in this group are encantar, agradar, parecer, asombrar, molestar, preocupar, interesar, extrañar, importar, enojar Verbs related to ownership: quedar, faltar, tocar, ...


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First, the verb 'gustar' is an intransitive verb and 'le'/'al niño' is the indirect object. You would also say 'a la niña le gusta el fútbol'. In many parts of Spain, people say *'a la niña la gusta' but that is regarded as incorrect grammar ('laísmo'). But then why the repetition of the indirect object? This is something that happens whenever we bring the ...


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The problem for most of non Spanish speakers is this "a" that confuses most people learning Spanish. When the object is a person it comes with this "a": Veo **a mi hijo en el parque. If you compare with most other languages this "a" does not exists: I see my son in the park. (to my son = wrong!) Je vois mon fils dans le parc....


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The original Tweet from the RAE: Then, the response in greater detail: MADRID Actualizado:29/04/2020 16:54h La Real Academia Española (RAE) revisará en la próxima actualización del Diccionario panhispánico de dudas la explicación sobre la construcción gramatical del verbo "pegar" para dar cuenta de la "justificación" de las dos ...


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"Nosotros les miramos" es un caso de leísmo. Lo correcto es usar "los": Nosotros los miramos. El pronombre "los" es objeto directo, y por lo tanto en su forma nominativa ("ellos") puede ser sujeto de la voz pasiva: Ellos son mirados por nosotros. En: Llamé a mi mamá. "mi mamá" es el objeto directo, ...


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