Why can't I use 'yo tampoco' here?

AmyA2Kwiziq community member

Why can't I use 'yo tampoco' here?

Quiz question-A Pablo no le gustan las fiestas sorpresa. -________.-Pablo doesn't like surprise parties. -Neither do I.Yo tambiénYo tampocoA mí tambiénA mí tampoco

In the A2 quiz, this question came up. I understand I should have picked A mí tampoco AND yo tampoco, but it looks like 'yo tampoco' is marked as incorrect. 
Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Amy

As Tyler explained, because the verb in this specific sentence is "gustar" and it works differently to "normal" verbs, we can't use "yo" because "yo" is not the subject in that sentence with gustar, so you need "a mí tampoco" to say: "to me neither", meaning "surprise parties don't please ME neither". 

Here's a lesson on gustar [something] to remind you about its structure.

I hope it clarifies it.

Saludos

 

TylerKwiziq community member

The right answer is only A mí tampoco, it doesn't have the exact same meaning as Yo tampooco. The exercise phrase is basically "A él no le gustan las fiestas sorpresa", and the answer to that would be "A mí tampoco (me gustan las fiestas sorpresa)".  "Yo tampoco me gustan las fiestas " is closer to "Me neither like surprise parties". I hope this helps!! ( and I'm sorry if it isn't well written, english isn't my first language :/ )

Why can't I use 'yo tampoco' here?

Quiz question-A Pablo no le gustan las fiestas sorpresa. -________.-Pablo doesn't like surprise parties. -Neither do I.Yo tambiénYo tampocoA mí tambiénA mí tampoco

In the A2 quiz, this question came up. I understand I should have picked A mí tampoco AND yo tampoco, but it looks like 'yo tampoco' is marked as incorrect. 

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