If 'lui' means him or her why does 'vous lui dites' mean 'you tell him...' And not 'you tell her...'

If 'lui' means him or her why does 'vous lui dites' mean 'you tell him...' And not 'you tell her...'

Asked 2 years ago
LauraKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Merle, If there's no context that tells you "lui" is specifically male or female, then "vous lui dites" can mean either one.

If 'lui' means him or her why does 'vous lui dites' mean 'you tell him...' And not 'you tell her...'

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