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We gave the boys some sandwiches.

PeterA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

We gave the boys some sandwiches.

In an A2 test the answer to "We gave the boys some sandwiches." was "nosotros dimos a los niños unos bocadillos".

I´m still learning indirect object pronouns, why doesn't this have "les" before dimos?

Asked 8 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Peter

as Marsha said, you could have also said "Nosotros les dimos a los niños unos bocadillos"; the use of the indirect object pronoun is emphatic - here is a lesson about repetition of object pronouns. Have a look.

Saludos

Inma

MarshaC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

You could use the indirect pronoun in the sentence as well as the a los niños part and the sentence would also be correct.

We gave the boys some sandwiches.

In an A2 test the answer to "We gave the boys some sandwiches." was "nosotros dimos a los niños unos bocadillos".

I´m still learning indirect object pronouns, why doesn't this have "les" before dimos?

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