I can meet her today

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Anne

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26 August 2018

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I can meet her today

I can meet her today = je peux la rencontrer aujourd'hui. 

Why do we use "la" instead of "lui'? I'm confused as to when to use le and lui, la and lui. What's the difference?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Position of object pronouns with infinitives"

Chris

Kwiziq community member

27 August 2018

27/08/18

Hi Anne,

le/la are the direct object pronouns whereas lui is the indirect object pronoun. 

Je lis le livre -- Je le lis. Direct object "le livre".   

Je parle à Anne. -- Je lui parle. Indirect object "à Anne". 

Check out this page for a principal understanding of direct and indirect kbjects: 

https://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/grammar-lesson-direct-indirect-object.php

Anne

Kwiziq community member

27 August 2018

27/08/18

Got it. Merci, Chris. 

Chris

Kwiziq community member

27 August 2018

27/08/18

De rien ;)

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