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Direct Object Pronouns Grammar Essential #38
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Direct Object Pronouns In order to have a direct object, you must have an action verb. To find a direct object, ask whom or what receives the action of the verb. Example: She gave the flowers. flowers is the direct object.
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Steps to making a direct object pronoun Using the sentence: Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. 1. Find the direct object. What or whom receives the action of the verb? In this case, who or what is being given?
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Steps to making a direct object pronoun Using the sentence: Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. 2. Box the direct object. Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche.
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Steps to making a direct object pronoun Using the sentence: Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. 3. Replace the direct object. lo los la las me te nos Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. El coche = m.s. replace with lo
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Steps to making a direct object pronoun Using the sentence: Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. 4. Cross out the direct object. You will not use it in the re-written sentence.
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Unformatted text preview: Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. Steps to making a direct object pronoun Using the sentence: Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. 5. Move the direct object pronoun directly in front of the conjugated verb. b. if there is a conjugated verb and an infinitive in the same verb phrase, either rule 5, or attach it to the infinitive. [remember you can attach it to the present participle] (5)Ellos lo quieren dar a sus hijos. (b)Ellos quieren darlo a sus hijos. Steps to making a direct object pronoun Using the sentence: Ellos quieren dar a sus hijos el coche. 6. Rewrite Ellos lo quieren dar a sus hijos. Ellos quieren darlo a sus hijos. Making direct object pronouns You can have both a direct and indirect object pronoun, but that is another lesson. For now, do one or the other. Me as a direct object pronoun can only go with (a mí). Te as a direct object pronoun can only go with (a ti). Nos as a direct object pronoun can go with (a nosotros)...
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