She likes me translates to: "Je lui plais."    Why isn't the pronoun  "elle" ?

MaryB2Kwiziq community member

She likes me translates to: "Je lui plais."    Why isn't the pronoun  "elle" ?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Mary,

In 'Je lui plais', for 'She likes me' , lui could replace both a man or a woman. You would know which from the context.

It is an indirect object pronoun which has to be used because the verb is 'plaire à '.

Have a look at the following lesson for more details-

Replacing people with lui, leur = him, her, them (indirect object pronouns)

Hope this helps !

 

 

She likes me translates to: "Je lui plais."    Why isn't the pronoun  "elle" ?

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