"Eu îmi cumpăr un palton."

Translation:I buy myself a coat.

November 5, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/LukeMadhan

Why can't I use "ma" here?

November 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/relox84

mă is the accusative pronoun, which is used for the direct object: "Eu mă cumpăr" would mean "i buy myself"

In this sentence, you have to use the dative pronoun îmi because you buy the coat for yourself.

November 5, 2017
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