When do I use the à?
In the examples they used à and didn’t use à and they both mean he’s going to call his parents. So how do I know when I should use à?
It all depends on the verb you use -
To use an easy example like to call someone
you can say-
"Je vais les appeler" ( using the direct object pronoun 'les')
because the verb is appeler quelqu'un
but if you use the verb téléphoner à quelqu'un which takes an à it will be -
"Je vais leur téléphoner" (using an indirect object pronoun 'leur').
Look out for lists of verbs ( and there are many!) which are followed by à which are being prepared as we speak.
Hope this helps!
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