proveyeron de

Ricky

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11 October 2018

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proveyeron de

Ellos proveyeron de alimentos a los damnificados.
They provided food to the victims.

Where does the 'de' come from here?

Thanks

This relates to:
Conjugate irregular -er verbs in El Pretérito Indefinido: leer, creer and proveer (simple past) -

Inma

Kwiziq language super star

11 October 2018

11/10/18

Hola Ricky

Verb to provide, in Spanish sometimes admits preposition "de" as in "proveer de algo". It would also be correct if you omit the preposition though. 

It is like saying in English "He provided the poor with food" where you also use a preposition "with", although a different one, or "He provided food to the poor", with no preposition.

Saludos

Inma

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