The Definitive Guide to Spanish Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns
“At the moment I’m struggling massively with Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns.” – Real Fast Spanish Subscriber.
This is a really common question.
Which makes sense because when you replace a Spanish noun with a direct or indirect object pronoun you have a lot of things to think about.
You have to consider sentence order, prepositions when you can and can’t replace objects, and a few special rules for combining direct and indirect object pronouns in Spanish.
What’s worse, sometimes Spanish natives will use a different pronoun to what’s written in the textbooks.
In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns including what they are, how to use them when to use them, how to combine them, a rule you need to be careful with, and where Spanish natives get it backwards.
To start, let’s first discuss the concept of an object pronoun in general.