Lui for a man and a woman, vs Lui for man and Elle for woman

BenA1Kwiziq community member

Lui for a man and a woman, vs Lui for man and Elle for woman

In the following:

ATTENTION

lui means either him OR her (depending on the context)

But I've been given the following information which I am struggling to reconcile with:

When you combine personal pronouns with prepositions such as avec (with), chez (at the home of), and pour (for), they change their form.

Daniel habite près d’ici. On va chez lui ? Daniel lives close by. Shall we go to him?
Sarah veut nous rejoindre. Il y a de la place pour elle? Sarah wants to join us. Do we have space for her? 


**why do we use elle in the above? isn't Sarah an indirect subject here? "Is there a space [for] Sarah**

Asked 2 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Ben, 

After 'chez', 'pour', 'avec' ( all prepositions) you will use a different kind of pronoun called 'stress' (sometimes also called 'disjunctive')  pronoun.           

The lesson you want is the following one -   

Moi/toi/lui/elle/soi/nous/vous/eux/elles - advanced usages (French Stress Pronouns) 

Bonne Continuation !                                                                                                                                                                                             

Lui for a man and a woman, vs Lui for man and Elle for woman

In the following:

ATTENTION

lui means either him OR her (depending on the context)

But I've been given the following information which I am struggling to reconcile with:

When you combine personal pronouns with prepositions such as avec (with), chez (at the home of), and pour (for), they change their form.

Daniel habite près d’ici. On va chez lui ? Daniel lives close by. Shall we go to him?
Sarah veut nous rejoindre. Il y a de la place pour elle? Sarah wants to join us. Do we have space for her? 


**why do we use elle in the above? isn't Sarah an indirect subject here? "Is there a space [for] Sarah**

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