"Did you say it to him or to her?"

Translation:Řekli jste to jemu nebo jí?

November 3, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gSee4

Why is Řekli jste to mu nebo jí wrong?

November 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanLyko
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"Mu" is just a clitic form of "jemu". "Mu" (and other clitics) usually has the second position after the first part of a sentence.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_word_order#Clitics

November 3, 2017

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

How about "Řekli jste mu nebo jí to"? I think "Řekli jste mu to" is correct at least? This is so hard :)

August 17, 2019

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

No, that is impossible. Here we ask if it is him or her, the pronouns are stressed, you cannot use the short forms.

August 17, 2019

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

Ahh! That makes sense now. Thanks!

August 17, 2019, 7:00 PM
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