"A mia madre piace leggere libri."

July 1, 2013


Why is it 'a mia madre' rather than 'mia madre' in this sentence?

July 1, 2013

the sentence literally reads "to read books is pleasing to my mother". That's just how piacere works, the person liking is the indirect object and the thing liked is the subject.

July 20, 2013
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