when to use (la) or (lo) to refer to a person? if she or he is the direct object? because of the quiz had cases for la and lo, i would properly mixing them with le.
Le and lo/la have a different function so they shouldn't be mixed up. Le is an indirect object pronoun and lo/la are direct object pronouns. For example:
La llamé por teléfono.
I called her on the phone.
Lo llamé por teléfono.
I called him on the phone.
Le di un regalo.
I gave him a present.
I game her a present.
Their function in the sentence is different.
Here is another lesson, in case you have not come across it, that explains the use of direct object pronouns lo,la,los,las.
I hope it helps.
I believe I understand what you’re saying in relation to direct vs indirect object pronouns but believe the examples should be worded differently to illustrate to the difference!
In the sentence that says I gave him a present; perhaps if it says “I gave a present to him” showing that he is the indirect object in this scenario... perhaps I could be wrong and it needs a preposition or it would be translated differently; I just find the present example hard to wrap my head around as they both sound like direct objects! Love your content though :)
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