Los niños corren hacia sus padres.

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Los niños corren hacia sus padres.

Why isn't the personal "a" used, "hacia A sus padres"?

Asked 2 years ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Peter

We could say that a and hacia in this context are pretty much synonyms, but there is a little nuance differentiating them that we explain in an extra note in the lesson. 

Basically, the preposition a generally indicates a final destination while with hacia we are saying towards but not always meaning that is the final destination. This is a very little nuance.

 

Saludos

Inma

 

Los niños corren hacia sus padres.

Why isn't the personal "a" used, "hacia A sus padres"?

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