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Unformatted text preview: for both genders. Because the pronoun le has several meanings, a clarification should be placed either at the beginning of the sentence or after the verb to indicate the gender or even the specific person. To create a clarification, the preposition a is followed by a subject pronoun. A él, a ella, or a usted can be used to clarify the pronoun le, or any noun can be used after the preposition a to specify exactly who the indirect object is. The pronoun les has the same problem, so if it's necessary to clarify the gender of “them” or to specify “you guys,” use the same method of clarification by adding a in front of the subject pronoun, as in a ellos, a ellas, or a ustedes ....
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- Fall '09
- Spanish, Grammatical person, Grammatical number, Grammatical gender, indirect object, les