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How so I know which is right?

Helena I.B2Kwiziq community member

How so I know which is right?

How would I know which is correct?:

Cette écharpe rappelle ma mère à moi.

Cette écharpe me rappelle ma mère

Asked 3 years ago
Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Tu rappelles mon frère à mon ami. -- You remind my friend of my brother. Literally: you call to mind my brother to my friend.

The indirect object (à mon ami) is the one who gets reminded. The direct object (mon frère) is the person who is being called to mind by the indirect object.

Cette écharpe me rappelle à ma mère. -- This scarf reminds my mother of me.
Cette écharpe me rappelle ma mère. -- This scarf reminds me of my mother.

Luizebetharakaki L.B1Kwiziq community member

I believe both are correct.

How so I know which is right?

How would I know which is correct?:

Cette écharpe rappelle ma mère à moi.

Cette écharpe me rappelle ma mère

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