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"Ela me apresentou ao seu namorado."

Translation:She introduced me to her boyfriend.

February 7, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jandreslami

Is the "ao" necessary?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paulenrique

Ela me apresentou ao seu namorado: I was introduced to her boyfriend. Ela me apresentou seu namorado: she introduced me her boyfriend.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tinoo89

It should allow to translate it this way too: she introduced me her boyfriend


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PhillipBro6

No, the preposition is necessary in English. Even if you change the order of the sentence the "to" is necessary, just as the "a" is necessary in Portuguese.

She introduced me to her boyfriend

She introduced her boyfriend to me

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