familia es singular o plural?

EdwardC1Kwiziq community member

familia es singular o plural?

His family's situation saddens them. : ___ la situación de su familia.

How to say "something bores/annoys/saddens you"

La respuesta para esto es "les entristece" pero pensé que familia es singular?  Porque no es " le entristece"?


Gracias.

Asked 8 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Edward

We need "les" here because the pronoun is referring to "them", not to "la situación de la familia", so we have:

La situación de la familia  = subject of the sentence

les = Indirect object pronoun (them/ to them)

entristece = verb in 3rd p sing agreeing with the subject "la situación"

 

I hope this clarified it

Saludos

Inma

familia es singular o plural?

His family's situation saddens them. : ___ la situación de su familia.

How to say "something bores/annoys/saddens you"

La respuesta para esto es "les entristece" pero pensé que familia es singular?  Porque no es " le entristece"?


Gracias.

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