I can not clearly understand the verbs used with "de" and à

HasanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I can not clearly understand the verbs used with "de" and à

I have 2 questions
1-
can I use indirect object or direct object  before the verb for "penser à" when I talk about people? 
and what is the rule for 
Je pense à Lui(tom) 
je lui pense or je le pense?? (does it work with any of them?)
2-how can I inverted imperatif with penser à for people
pense à moi  or pense moi (whicj one is true?)

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Hasan, 

With verbs like penser à, parler de and when talking about people, you will not use the direct or indirect pronouns but the stress ones. 

Je pense à elle=I am thinking of her 

Je pense à moi=I am thinking about me/myself

Je pense à euxam thinking about them

Or

Je parle de luiI am talking about him 

Je parle de moi = I am talking of me/myself 

It is the same for the imperative -

Pensez à moi!=Think of me! 

Parlez de lui=Talk about him

The Kwiziq lesson on the stress pronouns ( they are the ones you use after chez) is below -

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/common-uses-of-moi-toi-lui-elle-nous-vous-eux-elles-disjunctivestress-pronouns

There is quite a lot of grammar contained in your question and could go on but hope it helps!

I can not clearly understand the verbs used with "de" and à

I have 2 questions
1-
can I use indirect object or direct object  before the verb for "penser à" when I talk about people? 
and what is the rule for 
Je pense à Lui(tom) 
je lui pense or je le pense?? (does it work with any of them?)
2-how can I inverted imperatif with penser à for people
pense à moi  or pense moi (whicj one is true?)

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