Direct objects

AshlynA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Direct objects

Ese chico la tiene tan enamorada...She has really fallen for that guy.
In this sentence, ese chico is the subject, la = direct object, so can we also say ‘eso chico a esa chica tiene tan enamorada? Meaning can we not just use direct object pronouns but also the direct object sustantivos ?
Does tan means so much?  If so, does that mean tan enamorado is much more love than tiene enamorada? 
Asked 1 month ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Ashlyn

You can also do repetition of direct object pronouns. Have a look here.

As for "tan", yes, you're right - tan is a quantifier meaning "so" - in this case, because of the translation into English it would mean "so much in love" (or so in love)

Saludos

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Ashlyn

You can use it for emphasis:

Ese chico a esa chica la tiene tan enamorada... 

So here you're repeating the objects: a esa chica / la 

You can see some similar examples here in this lesson about repetition of objects.

Sorry, I don't quite understand your question about "tan" at the end - can you clarify that bit?

Inma

AshlynA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

because i have read that only indirect objects have repetitions whereas for direct objects repetition is not allowed example repeating direct object twice, once as pronoun and again as the emphasis.

1. Ese chico la tiene tan enamorada

2. Ese chico la tiene enamorada

i am assuming that 'tan enamorada' means 'SO/so much in love'.

number 1 will be a stronger statement compared to number 2 because of the 'so much'.

is that right?

Direct objects

Ese chico la tiene tan enamorada...She has really fallen for that guy.
In this sentence, ese chico is the subject, la = direct object, so can we also say ‘eso chico a esa chica tiene tan enamorada? Meaning can we not just use direct object pronouns but also the direct object sustantivos ?
Does tan means so much?  If so, does that mean tan enamorado is much more love than tiene enamorada? 

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