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"A mia madre piace leggere libri."

July 1, 2013

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

July 1, 2013

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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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