Examples don't match the usage rule

MelisaA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Examples don't match the usage rule

The usage rule says "You can also use aller à + person to ask/say that [someone] is fine with [something], i.e. that something suits you:" but neither of the examples use à. 

Ça vous va ?

Ça lui va ?

It's confusing. 

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Well, they actually do but it is hidden. I can understand why you'd be confused.

Ça va à Marie. -- Ça lui va.

When replacing the indirect object à Marie with the pronoun lui, the à disappears, as it is implicit in the indirect object pronoun.

MelisaA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Oh, good to know! It would be helpful if they would mention that or add a link to a lesson for it (if one exists) because I don't think I've encountered anything mentioning that before. At least, there should be an example that actually includes the à, as yours does. Thanks, once again, for your help!

Melisa asked:View original

Examples don't match the usage rule

The usage rule says "You can also use aller à + person to ask/say that [someone] is fine with [something], i.e. that something suits you:" but neither of the examples use à. 

Ça vous va ?

Ça lui va ?

It's confusing. 

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