Why is it “il me sourit” as opposed to “il sourit à moi” ?? Or are they both correct?? Thank you

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Why is it “il me sourit” as opposed to “il sourit à moi” ?? Or are they both correct?? Thank you

This question relates to:French lesson "to smile"
Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Steven,

In the case of verbs using 'à quelqu'un' like sourirerépondre , téléphonerdire...  you will use indirect object pronouns and they will come before the verb. They are:

me, te, lui, nous, vous, leur

Hope this helps! 

 

 

Why is it “il me sourit” as opposed to “il sourit à moi” ?? Or are they both correct?? Thank you

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