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Tu ne la lui écris pas.

Lorie R.C1Kwiziq community member

Tu ne la lui écris pas.

Why is "it" in this sentence "la" instead of "le:" Tu ne la lui écris pas. 

Asked 4 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Lorie, 

It is because in the case of the verb 'écrire' you automatically think we are talking about a letter which is,

la lettre 

but I do agree with you that it isn't obvious.

If we were talking about an email ( un courriel, un mail) we would use 'le' -

Tu ne le lui envoies pas 

Hope this helps!

Tu ne la lui écris pas.

Why is "it" in this sentence "la" instead of "le:" Tu ne la lui écris pas. 

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