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Gustar lesson needed

I need a lesson on how to use gustar correctly...when to change the me, le, etc, and when to change the conjugation. Can anyone recommend a site to go to learn and practice this? Thank you!

8 months ago

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Gustar literally means "to please", in saying "Me gusta" you are literally saying "it pleases me", hence why it changes to "Me gustan" when referring to multiple objects (e.g Me gustan los frijoles> I like the beans), and you change it to "te" when referring to "you" with someone you know well, or le when referring to he/she/you formal, and then les when it's they/you plural formal. I hope this helped, here are some examples:

Les gusta los dulces a los niños > the boys/children like the sweets Te gustaron el mesero? > did you like the waiter (lit. did the waiter please you, but it's less awkward sounding in Spanish than in English).

8 months ago

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You made some mistakes. It is "A los niños les gustan los dulces" (dulces is plural, so it requires plural form "gustan"). And "¿Te gustó el mesero?" (the waiter is singular, then it requires singular form "gustó").

8 months ago

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Hi JayJay, this includes gustar and many other verbs that behave in the same way

NOTES: https://www.spanishdict.com/guide/verbs-like-gustar

TEST: https://www.spanishdict.com/quizzes/40/verbs-like-gustar

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It is (very) tricky but not so hard. It works like a "passive" verb: Tú me viste (You saw me = I was seen by you), tú me gustas (I like you ~ You please me).

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