Bernard l'envoie à elle - why is this incorrect?

JasonC1Kwiziq community member

Bernard l'envoie à elle - why is this incorrect?

Just wanted to check why "Bernard l'envoie à elle" was incorrect to say Bernard sent something to her - is it that "lui" is mandatory in this case?
Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Jason ! Yes, with ditransitive verbs, you need to use both indirect and direct object pronouns. Have a look at our glossary article on (di)transitive verbs: https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/glossary/transitivity/transitive-verb I hope that's helpful! Bonne Année !

Bernard l'envoie à elle - why is this incorrect?

Just wanted to check why "Bernard l'envoie à elle" was incorrect to say Bernard sent something to her - is it that "lui" is mandatory in this case?

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