Object Pronouns

Overview: Use

subject pronoun direct object pronoun
yo me
usted lo, la
él lo
ella la
nosotros nos
vosotros os
ustedes los, las
ellos los
ellas las
subject pronoun indirect object pronoun
yo me
usted, él, ella le (se)
nosotros nos
vosotros os
ustedes, ellos, ellas les (se)

Direct object pronoun

e.g. Tú no lees el libro. –> Tú no lo lees.

Indirect object pronoun

e.g. Le doy el libro a Juan. –> Le doy el libro.

Double object pronoun

e.g. Te paso la sal a ti. –> Te la paso.

e.g. Le doy el regalo a María. –> Se lo doy.

Overview: Placement

1. With one conjugated verb –> before the verb

e.g. Te lo paso.

2. If the verb form has infinitive/gerund –>before the conjugated verb or added to the infinitive/gerund. Add accent if emphasis falls on third-to-last syllable.

e.g. Te lo voy a pasar. / Te lo estoy pasando.

e.g. Voy a pasártelo. / Estoy pasándotelo.

3. Just an infinitive/gerund –> add to the infinitive/gerund.

e.g. pasarlo, comiéndolo

4. Affirmative command –> add to command. Negative command –> before

e.g. pásalo.

e.g. no lo pases.

Tutorial: Direct Object Pronouns

Practice Quiz: Direct Object Pronouns

Direct Object Pronouns

Answer the questions with a direct object pronoun. Answer affirmatively or negatively as directed, or answer according to the given information.

Tutorial: Indirect Object Pronouns

Practice Quiz: Indirect Object Pronouns

Indirect Object Pronouns

Translate the sentence to Spanish.

Tutorial: Double Object Pronouns

Practice Quiz: Double Object Pronouns

Double Object Pronouns

Answer the questions with by using two object pronouns (indirect and direct).

Tutorial: Object Pronoun Placement