Why does "tu me manques beaucoup" mean "I miss you very much" ? Why does it not mean "You miss me very much" ?
Reading A2, Food & Drink, Sports & Leisure, Family & Relationships, Listening or Seeing A2
Short answer - because that's the way it is !
More useful answer - look ahead at the linked lessons, but don't be surprised if it is a struggle to get your head around ! (You will need to succeed with this in order to manage the use of the verb « plaire » as well)
Using manquer (à) to say you miss someone or something emotionally in French
Using manquer (de) to say you/something miss or lack in French
This is how I remember it, tu me manques = you are missed by me. Similarly, il me faut = it is necessary that I, ca te plait = it pleases you (you like it)
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