je lui dirai de faire attention

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je lui dirai de faire attention

on every site I've looked at, it says its 'dire à' and not 'dire de' to 'tell sb to do st' ? is this an error ?

Asked 4 months ago
AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It should be: 

dire à quelqu'un de faire quelque chose.

In this case "à quelqu'un" is replaced by "lui".

 

 

je lui dirai de faire attention

on every site I've looked at, it says its 'dire à' and not 'dire de' to 'tell sb to do st' ? is this an error ?

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