Aller á when using pronoun

CelenaB1Kwiziq community member

Aller á when using pronoun

Le rose va à ma sœur. Pink suits my sister. To say “Pink suits her”. Would it be: Le rose la va.  I base this on the quiz...  Ces chassures nous vont. (Correct). Ces chassures vont á nous. (Incorrect)

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Celena,

The verb 

aller à quelqu’un = to suit someone

uses indirect pronouns because of the preposition à -

 

me, te, lui, nous , vous, leur 

Cette robe me va bienThis dress really suits me 

Ce pantalon te /vous va bienThese trousers really suit you 

Ces chaussures leur vont bienThese shoes really suit them

Ce costume lui va bienThis suit really suits her/him 

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Le rose va à ma sœur. -- Pink suits my sister.
Le rose lui va. -- Pink suits her.

Remember, lui is the indirect object pronoun. La would be the direct object pronoun.

BryonyA1Kwiziq community member

In le rose lui va - why don't you need the à? 

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Bryony,

The à' is replaced by using the indirect pronoun  and is no longer present in the sentence -

Le rose lui va = Le rose và à elle 

Take a look at this Kwiziq page on indirect pronouns for further explanation and examples.

Pronom d'objet indirect

Bonne Continuation!

Aller á when using pronoun

Le rose va à ma sœur. Pink suits my sister. To say “Pink suits her”. Would it be: Le rose la va.  I base this on the quiz...  Ces chassures nous vont. (Correct). Ces chassures vont á nous. (Incorrect)

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