"I see them at the restaurant."

Translation:Io li vedo al ristorante.

March 30, 2013



If all the people seen were females would 'io le vedo' be correct?

June 27, 2013


"Le vedo" is accepted now (28/07/2014)

July 28, 2014


@gabrielpg "Le vedo" means "I see them", but only for female nouns.

April 18, 2019


I am not certain but li is equal to both genres.

December 25, 2013


I said 'Io gli vedo al ristorante" and it was marked as correct. Can someone explain the different times to use "gli" and "li"? I have a good knowledge of Spanish, if it helps.


Edit: This page has been helpful http://www.cyberitalian.com/en/html/gra_prpr.html . Is this just a sentence in which "them" is the direct and indirect object pronoun so both words (gli and li) would work?

June 27, 2014


@cholcomb27 It's absolutely wrong, you can't say "gli vedo", only "li vedo" or "vedo loro". "Gli" is the plural of "lo" (definite article), "li" (loro) is "them" (pronoun).

February 17, 2019


Why is io necessary?

February 10, 2018


Why not veggo?

March 30, 2013


Vedo is much more common, you'd find veggo in older literature. We'll fix that conjugation as soon as possible :)

April 2, 2013


I see him and them at the restaurant?

August 24, 2014


I am confused here. I thought them was le, li was him and la was her. Please elaborate as to whem li becomes them.

February 3, 2019


@mextex1 "Them" is "loro, essi, esse, li, le". "Io li vedo", "io le vedo", "io vedo loro/essi/esse" means always "I see them"... "loro" can be males and/or females... "li" means I see males... "le" means I see females... "essi, esse" was used for animals and things, but nowadays it's almost disappeared. Anyway for instance... "che belle stelle! Le vedi anche tu?". (What beautiful stars! Do you see them too?". "Star" in Italian is "stella" and it's feminine "la stella", plural "le stelle".

April 18, 2019


I again and again copy the sentence but it is not accepted - I am in danger to give up

March 13, 2019


Shouldn't Io be omitted

April 18, 2019
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