Pronomi

How to use Italian pronouns
A pronoun is a word used to replace a noun.

In Italian there are:
    Subject pronouns
    Direct pronouns
    The direct object pronoun get acted upon by the verb and answer the question what? or whom?

    There are two types of direct object pronouns:
    - ones that go before the verb;
    - ones that go after the verb.


    E.g. the sentece "La ragazza incontra il professore" can be expressed as follows:
    Remember that when using a direct object pronoun with a compound verb, the last letter of the verb must agree with the direct object pronoun.

    Example:
    Indirect pronouns
    The indirect object pronouns answer questions like 'to whom?', 'for whom?', 'with whom?', 'about whom?'...

    Just like the direct pronouns, there are two types of indirect object pronouns:
    - ones that go after the verb
    - ones that go before the verb



    Example:
    Reflexive pronouns
    The reflexive pronouns are used with reflexive verbs.

    In the infinitive, the reflexive pronoun is added at the end of the verb [e.g. lavare (to wash) + si (oneself) = lavarsi (to wash oneself)].
    In the conjugated forms it is before the verb, except with the modal verbs: in that case it could be also added at the ending of the depending infinitive verb.



    Example:
    In some cases the reflexive pronouns are used to give a passive meaning to the active form of the verbs.


    Examples:
    Quiz
    Reflexive pronouns
    Choose the correct option
    Start
    Mi lavo
    Next
    Si guardano negli occhi
    Next
    Deve lavarsi
    Next
    Devono lavarsi
    Next
    Ci alziamo
    Next
    Studia!
    You better study again
    Ricomincia
    Devi ripassare
    You should go over this topic
    Ricomincia
    Ottimo lavoro!
    Good job!
    Ricomincia
    Pronomi combinati | Combined pronouns
    Si parla di pronomi combinati quando due pronomi atoni (uno diretto e uno indiretto) si trovano nella stessa frase. Nei tempi finiti e nell'imperativo formale il pronome indiretto precede il pronome diretto.

    Example:
    Con l'infinito, il gerundio, il participio e l'imperativo informale i pronomi doppi seguono il verbo e formano con esso un'unica parola:

    Example:
    Attenzione: l'infinito perde la e finale quando è seguito da un pronome doppio:

    Example:
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