Gustar plural objects

NoveletteKwiziq community member

Gustar plural objects

Are these correct?

A ti te gusta la historia y la fisica.

A mi me gusta el tenis y el futbol.

Asked 1 year ago
JohnC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hola Novelette, 

I think both examples are correct, but you do need an accent on “la física,” and “el fútbol.” It can be hard to find accents on some keyboards. If you type “How can I type accents” into the search bar, there is a lesson. 

If I understand the question properly, the plural form is used when you have a plural of a particular noun e.g. A ti te gustan los deportes; a mi me gustan las novelas históricas. I have been caught out on something like this before so it may be good to get a second opinion from Inma. Hopefully I learned it correctly the last time!! Saludos. John

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Novelette y John

There´s always confusion about agreement here. What the RAE tells us is that when the subject follows the verb (this case) and we have abstract uncountable subjects (this case too) we use the verb gustar in singular, not in plural:

A ti te gusta la historia y la física.

A mí me gusta el tenis y el fútbol.

If the order was inverted, then you need the verb in plural:

La historia y  y la física te gustan.

El tenis y el fútbol me gustan.

I hope it clarified it.

 

NoveletteKwiziq community member

Thanks to both of you.

Gustar plural objects

Are these correct?

A ti te gusta la historia y la fisica.

A mi me gusta el tenis y el futbol.

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