Pronouns After
Prepositions
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Avancemos 2
Pronouns After Prepositions
 In English, prepositions (for,
from, to, and with) sometimes
link pronouns to another
word in a sentence.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Some of the pronouns that
follow prepositions are
different from the subject
pronouns.
 I have a gift.
 The gift is for me.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Spanish:
 Yo tengo un regalo.
 El regalo es para mí.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Pronouns that follow
prepositions are different from
subject pronouns and object
pronouns.
 Use these pronouns after
prepositions like para, de, a, and
con.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Common prepositions:
 Para – for
 De – of, from
 A – to, at (or personal “a”)
 Con - with
Pronouns After Prepositions
 para mí
 para nosotros
para nosotras
 para ti
 para él, ella,
Ud.
 para ellos,
ellas, Uds.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Notice that these pronouns
are the same as the subject
pronouns in all forms except
mí (yo) and ti (tú):
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Clara vive lejos de nosotros.
 Clara lives far from us.
 Tengo un regalo para ti.
 I have a gift for you.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 With verbs like gustar, use
pronouns after the preposition
“a” to add emphasis.
 A mí no me gusta la ropa de
cuadros.
 I really don´t like plaid clothes.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Uncertain:
 Le gusta ir a la librería.
 It pleases him/her/you to go
to the bookstore.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 Certain:
 A él le gusta ir a la librería.
 It pleases him to go to the
bookstore.
Pronouns After Prepositions
 When you want to say “with
me” and “with you,” the
preposition “con” is irregular:
 conmigo – with me
 contigo – with you
 (the other forms of “con” are
regular.)
Pronouns After Prepositions
 ¿Vas a la fiesta conmigo o
con Jorge?
 Are you going to the party
with me or with Jorge?
Pronouns After Prepositions
 No voy con él; voy contigo.
 I´m not going with him; I´m
going with you.
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Unidad 3 Lección 1: Pronouns After Prepositions