Object pronouns

Object pronouns - Il va te donner un paquet. (He's going to...

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Object pronouns Object pronouns  replace object nouns to allow for more free-flowing expression. There are direct  object pronouns and indirect object pronouns.  Direct object nouns or pronouns  refer to “whom” or “what” the subject is acting  upon: people, places, things, or ideas:  Cette chemise? Je   la   prends!  (That shirt? I'll take it!)  Ils vont   m'   aider.  (They are going to help me.)  Attends nous.   (Wait for us.)  Indirect object nouns or pronouns  refer to “to” or “for” whom the subject is doing  something and refer only to people. As a clue, look for a form of the preposition  à  (to, for)  followed by the name or reference to a person:  J'écris  à Luc.  Je  lui  écris.  (I write to Luke. I write to him.) 
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Unformatted text preview: Il va te donner un paquet. (He's going to give you a package.) Lis- moi. (Read to me.) Keep the following in mind about object pronouns: Make the conjugated verb agree with the subject rather than with the object pronoun. Place the object pronoun before the verb to which its meaning is tied, usually before the conjugated verb. When a sentence contains two verbs, place the object pronoun before the infinitive. In an affirmative command, place an object pronoun immediately after the verb and join it to the verb with a hyphen. In an affirmative command only, me changes to moi and te changes to toi....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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