Pronombres reflexivos

IliaA1Kwiziq community member

Pronombres reflexivos

Hello,

If I'd to say: "His name is Francisco, but we call him Paco", would it be right to say: "Se llama Francisco pero nosotros se llamamos Paco"?

Asked 6 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Ilia

Nearly, but not quite...

You'd say:

"Se llama Francisco pero nosotros lo llamamos Paco."

When you're using the verb llamar to "call somone..." the verb is not reflexive anymore, we are now having a direct object pronoun: lo (him) or la (her).

I hope this clarified it.

Saludos

Inma

IliaA1Kwiziq community member

Si, muchas gracias.

Pronombres reflexivos

Hello,

If I'd to say: "His name is Francisco, but we call him Paco", would it be right to say: "Se llama Francisco pero nosotros se llamamos Paco"?

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