2Indirect Objects I bought that skirt for her. I gave those shoes to him.What is the subject, the verb, the direct object and the indirect object?
3Indirect Objects I bought that skirt for her. direct verb indirect subject
4Indirect Objects I gave those shoes to him. verb direct object subject
5Indirect Object Pronouns Indirect object pronouns tell to or for whom the action is being done.
6Indirect Object Pronouns They mean the same thing in English as do the direct object pronouns, only they add the words “to or for”. For example, “to you, for me, ect.”
7Indirect Object Pronouns (English) (to or for) me(to or for) you(to or for) him, her, it(to or for) us(to or for) them
8Indirect Object Pronouns (Spanish) me (to or for me)te (to or for you)le (to or for him, her, it)nos (to or for us)os (to or for you all)les (to or for them, you all)
9Placement of Indirect Object Pronouns Indirect Object Pronouns, me, te, le, nos, os, and les are placed either before a conjugated verb or attached to the end of an infinitive or a participle.Sometimes you can use a + Ud./él/ella or a noun to clarify to whom the indirect pronouns le and les refer.
10Before the Conjugated Verb: El médico le dio una inyección a ella.¿Quién les trajo las medicinas a ustedes?La enfermera le trajo la radiografía al doctor.
11Before the verb or after the infinitive: Le tienen que hacer una radiografía a mi perro.After the infinitive:Tienen que hacerle una radiografía a mi perro.
12Before the verb or attached to a participle: Les estoy dando las medicinas. Attached to a participle:Estoy dándoles las medicinas.
13Indirect Object Pronouns These are the “me, te, le, nos and les that you see before “gustar, interesar, faltar, fascinar, encantar, and doler.”For example:
14Indirect Object Pronouns Me duele el brazo.A los niños no les gustan las inyecciones.