I notice that none of the example sentences say where the person is going to, 'Je m'en vais à la plage', for example. Is that because no-one uses s'en aller with an indirect object like that? Or if they do, how would the meaning differ from 'Je vais à la plage' or 'Je pars à la plage'? (I'm wondering if it's a bit like 'I'm outa here' (I am out of here); you'd never say 'I'm outa here to the beach'.)
No, 's'en aller' cannot have an object, direct or indirect as it is intransitive, it is like 'partir'
'à la plage is an answer to où ( where).
Here is a Kwiziq lesson on what constitutes an indirect object pronoun -
Pronom d'objet indirect
I've never heard it used except as atomic unit without another object.
Mike, you might find this link useful too.
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