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AnneC1Kwiziq community member

I can meet her today

I can meet her today = je peux la rencontrer aujourd'hui. 

Why do we use "la" instead of "lui'? I'm confused as to when to use le and lui, la and lui. What's the difference?

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Anne,

le/la are the direct object pronouns whereas lui is the indirect object pronoun. 

Je lis le livre -- Je le lis. Direct object "le livre".   

Je parle à Anne. -- Je lui parle. Indirect object "à Anne". 

Check out this page for a principal understanding of direct and indirect kbjects: 

https://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/grammar-lesson-direct-indirect-object.php

AnneC1Kwiziq community member
Got it. Merci, Chris. 
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
De rien ;)

I can meet her today

I can meet her today = je peux la rencontrer aujourd'hui. 

Why do we use "la" instead of "lui'? I'm confused as to when to use le and lui, la and lui. What's the difference?

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