Archive for the ‘ Pronouns ’ Category

Todo, Toda, Todos, Todas

Posted in Adjectives, Pronouns on 5 January 2017

Todo is a very common and versatile word in Spanish that can be used as an adjective or as a pronoun.

Lo – neuter object pronoun

Posted in Pronouns on 12 October 2015

Lo is the Spanish neuter direct object pronoun, used to mean “it” when referring to something non-specific or with no gender, such as an idea, adjective, situation, or clause.

Ello – neuter subject pronoun

Posted in Pronouns on 13 January 2015

Ello is the Spanish neuter subject pronoun, used to mean “it” when referring to something non-specific.

Object Pronouns

Posted in Pronouns on 23 September 2014

Learn about the different types of object pronouns, how to use them, and where to put them.

Redundant Object Pronouns

Posted in Pronouns on 21 April 2014

In Spanish, you will often see an object pronoun, either direct or indirect, used in addition to the actual noun that it would normally replace. This redundant object pronoun may be required or simply stylistic.

Indefinite Pronouns

Posted in Pronouns on 22 August 2013

Spanish indefinite pronouns, sometimes called affirmative indefinite pronouns, are unspecific and are used in place of nouns. They can be the subject of a sentence, the object of a verb, or the object of a preposition.

Reflexive Se with Unplanned Occurrences

Posted in Pronouns, Verbs on 8 August 2013

The Spanish reflexive construction is used mainly with reflexive verbs and reciprocal verbs. It can also be used to describe accidental and unplanned occurrences.

Reflexive Prepositional Pronouns

Posted in Pronouns on 22 May 2013

Spanish reflexive prepositional pronouns are pronouns which refer back to the subject and occur after prepositions, often in order to emphasize the noun they replace.

Spanish Interrogative Pronouns

Posted in Pronouns on 3 April 2013

Interrogative pronouns (qué, quién, cuál, cuánto) are used to ask the questions who, what, which, and how much/many.

Spanish Object Pronoun Position

Posted in Pronouns on 27 March 2013

Object pronouns (direct, indirect, and reflexive) usually precede the verbs they modify. However, in the case of infinitives, present participles, and affirmative commands, they often get attached to the end of the verb instead.