Non-object pronouns in commands

Publicar una respuesta


En un esfuerzo por prevenir insersiones automáticas requerimos que complete el siguiente desafio.
Emoticonos
:D :) ;) :( :o :shock: :? 8-) :lol: :x :P :oops: :cry: :evil: :twisted: :roll: :!: :?: :idea: :arrow: :| :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek:

BBCode está habilitado
[img] está habilitado
[Flash] está deshabilitado
[url] está habilitado
Emoticonos están habilitados

Revisión de tema
   

Expandir vista Revisión de tema: Non-object pronouns in commands

Re: Non-object pronouns in commands

por Spanish Teacher » Jue Nov 02, 2017 5:15 am

Hello!

Look at these examples:

¡Escucha! = Listen!
¡Escúchate! = Listen to yourself!
¡Escúchame! = Listen to me!
¡Escúchanos! = Listen to us!
¡Escúchalos! = Listen to them!
¡Escúchalas! = Listen to them (girls)!

¡Compra! = Buy!
¡Cómpralo! = Buy it!
¡Cómprala! = Buy it (feminine)!
¡Cómprame! = Buy me!
¡Cómpramelo! = Buy me that!
¡Cómpramela! = Buy me that (feminine)!
¡Cómprate! = Buy yourself!
¡Cómpratelo! = Buy yourself that!
¡Cómpratela! = Buy yourself that (feminine)!
¡Cómprale eso! = Buy him/her that!
¡Cómpranos eso! = Buy us that!
¡Cómprales eso! = Buy that to them!

Non-object pronouns in commands

por Jonh » Mié Jul 26, 2017 3:37 pm

Hi all,
I realize that object pronouns can be used with commands (eg dámelo -- give it to me). But, can non-object pronouns also be used with commands? For example, "escúchate" with the meaning of "listen up!" (and not "listen to yourself!"). Is this constructrion correct & common? What is the pronoun "te"? What's the rule for using pronouns like this?

In other words, what's the difference between the following (when expressing the imperative "listen up!"?
escucha
escúchate

I suspect the "te" simply adds emphasis, but I'd like to confirm that.

Thanks!

Arriba