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"They do not like horses."

January 12, 2013


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I do not understand why an article is necessary before the word caballos. The English sentence does not say "the horses."

February 21, 2013


Is the "A" before "ellos" necessary?

January 12, 2013


Yes, it is 100% necessary. In Spanish, if the object of a verb is a person (or people), you must put an "a" before it. For example, to say "I see Luis", you say "Yo veo a Luis". This "a" should not be put there when the object is a thing. For example "I see the chair" is "Yo veo la silla".

January 12, 2013


but are 'they' not the subject of the sentence and the horses the object?

April 17, 2013


why is it "les" gustan instead of just gustan, thank you

April 6, 2013


I put los gustan because I thought horses were the direct object and the DO pronouns are los and las. So I was floored when I saw les. Where did I go wrong?

April 19, 2013
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