Los Novios 2: Alfredo desconfía

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level B2

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise the position of pronouns, progressive tenses and idiomatic expressions. Do you remember Susana and Alfredo? Some of you may have already met them when we first introduced them in previous exercises: Back then Susana was having doubts about whether marrying Alfredo was a good idea. Here's the next installment in their story...

Exercise: Los novios 2 - Alfredo desconfía

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JohnB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Podrías habérmelo dicho a mí antes....

Hola,

The translation is given as "You could have told me before."

My step by step translation is "You could have to me it said to me earlier / before."

Can you explain why to "to me" is repeated?

Thanks. John

Asked 8 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

No problem John. Yes, that link should give you the answer to the repetition of the pronoun.

:)

Podrías habérmelo dicho a mí antes....

Hola,

The translation is given as "You could have told me before."

My step by step translation is "You could have to me it said to me earlier / before."

Can you explain why to "to me" is repeated?

Thanks. John

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