I would like to ask why there is: la ayuden and not le ayuden economicamente?

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I would like to ask why there is: la ayuden and not le ayuden economicamente?

Asked 5 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Emanuel

the verb ayudar is a transitive verb which  takes the object direct pronouns la, lo, los, las. You may occasionally see it with "le", e.g. le ayudé, meaning "I helped him". In this case, when the pronoun is a singular masculine pronoun referring to "him", "le" is also accepted; but not if the pronoun is a singular feminine pronoun referring to "her". I that case you need "la".

I hope this clarified it.

Saludos

Inma

I would like to ask why there is: la ayuden and not le ayuden economicamente?

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