She likes me translates to: "Je lui plais."    Why isn't the pronoun  "elle" ?

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Mary

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9 June 2018

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She likes me translates to: "Je lui plais."    Why isn't the pronoun  "elle" ?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Using "plaire" to express liking something / someone"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

9 June 2018

9/06/18

Hi Mary,

In 'Je lui plais', for 'She likes me' , lui could replace both a man or a woman. You would know which from the context.

It is an indirect object pronoun which has to be used because the verb is 'plaire à '.

Have a look at the following lesson for more details-

https://french.kwiziq.com/my-languages/french/view/710

Hope this helps !

 

 

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