"She tells me everything."
Translation:Ella me lo cuenta todo.
what the hell is up with cuenta? Why does it mean count, check, and tells?
Think of contar, in addition to meaning to count or to check, as meaning to recount, as in to recount a story. Ex: "He recounts everything to me..." is a loose translation of, "he tells me everything..."
contar means count and tell:
- Cuenta hasta diez -- count to ten
- Cuéntame un cuento -- tell me a story
Somebody else correct me if I'm wrong, but I think you can stick object pronouns on the ends of infinitives (ie, Ella puede contarme todo") , but not just at the end of a conjugated verb.
the object and reflexive pronouns are before the verb in the indicative, negative imperative and subjunctive, but after the verb in the affirmative imperative, infinitive and gerund, BUT if the latter two are used with any of the verbs where the pronouns go first, they can be placed before both verbs, eg. vamos a irnos or nos vamos a ir