familia es singular o plural?

EdwardC1Kwiziq community member

familia es singular o plural?

His family's situation saddens them. : ___ la situación de su familia.

How to say "something bores/annoys/saddens you"

La respuesta para esto es "les entristece" pero pensé que familia es singular?  Porque no es " le entristece"?


Gracias.

Asked 10 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Edward

We need "les" here because the pronoun is referring to "them", not to "la situación de la familia", so we have:

La situación de la familia  = subject of the sentence

les = Indirect object pronoun (them/ to them)

entristece = verb in 3rd p sing agreeing with the subject "la situación"

 

I hope this clarified it

Saludos

Inma

familia es singular o plural?

His family's situation saddens them. : ___ la situación de su familia.

How to say "something bores/annoys/saddens you"

La respuesta para esto es "les entristece" pero pensé que familia es singular?  Porque no es " le entristece"?


Gracias.

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