If I can say 'telephone-lui, why can I not say "regarde-lui? I cannot see the difference.

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fiona

Kwiziq community member

25 June 2018

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If I can say 'telephone-lui, why can I not say "regarde-lui? I cannot see the difference.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Le, la, les vs lui, leur in affirmative commands (L'Impératif)"

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

25 June 2018

25/06/18

That's because the verb "téléphoner" in French requires an indirect object

-> téléphoner à [quelqu'un]  -  to phone [someone]

fiona

Kwiziq community member

26 June 2018

26/06/18

Oh okay merci Aurelie- Sorry my accents are not working I do not know why but thank you for that clarification.

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