66 - and the direct object is underlined to help you visualize what noun changes into what pronoun and where they are placed in the sentence Notice

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Direct object pronouns and indirect object pronouns are placed in front of the verb. Since it is  common to have both an indirect and direct object pronoun in a sentence, they will both be directly in  front of the verb. In such sentences, the indirect object pronoun always precedes the direct object  pronoun. When there are direct and indirect object pronouns in the same sentence, follow the formula: the  I.O.P. (Indirect Object Pronoun) then the D.O.P. (Direct Object Pronoun. Both precede the  conjugated verb. Subject +  I.O.P  + D.O.P  + verb + rest of sentence.  In the following examples, the first sentence establishes what the actual direct object of the sentence  is, and the second sentence uses a direct object pronoun to replace it. The indirect object is in bold 
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Unformatted text preview: and the direct object is underlined to help you visualize what noun changes into what pronoun and where they are placed in the sentence. Notice that once you change the direct object to a pronoun, you must remove the direct object pronoun based on the formula above. These techniques will help you understand object pronouns. Mi padre me compra un coche nuevo . My dad buys me a new car . Mi padre me lo compra. My dad buys it for me. Tu madre te cuenta muchos cuentos . Your mom tells you many stories . Tu madre te los cuenta . Your mom tells them to you. Nuestro jefe nos ofrece una vacación . Our boss offers us a vacation . Nuestro jefe nos la ofrece. Our boss offers it to us....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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