If I can say 'telephone-lui, why can I not say "regarde-lui? I cannot see the difference.

FionaB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

If I can say 'telephone-lui, why can I not say "regarde-lui? I cannot see the difference.

Asked 1 year ago
AurélieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

That's because the verb "téléphoner" in French requires an indirect object

-> téléphoner à [quelqu'un]  -  to phone [someone]

FionaB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Oh okay merci Aurelie- Sorry my accents are not working I do not know why but thank you for that clarification.

If I can say 'telephone-lui, why can I not say "regarde-lui? I cannot see the difference.

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