Gustar
y los verbos como
gustar
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We don’t conjugate gustar in the usual way.
The verb gustar has two conjugations you’ll
need, gusta & gustan. The indirect object
pronoun is used to determine whom you’re
referring to:
me l nos
te l X
le l les
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You use gusta when you’re referring to one
thing you like.
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You use gustan when you’re referring to
more than one thing that are liked.
Indirect object pronouns
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As you know, we don’t conjugate “gustar”
and verbs like it in the regular way. You
use an indirect object pronoun to indicate
who is doing the liking.
For yo
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A mi me gusta la
comida china.
A mi me gustan las
manzanas.
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(I like one thing.)
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(I like more than one
thing.)
For tú
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A ti te gusta el
chocolate.
A ti te gustan las
uvas.
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(You like one thing.)
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(You like more than
one thing.)
For él, ella, and usted
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A él le gusta la comida
italiana.
A ella le gustan los
frijoles.
A usted le gusta
montar a caballo.
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(He likes one thing.)
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(She likes more than
one thing.)
(You [formal] like to do
one thing.)
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For nosotros/nosotras
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A nosotros nos gusta
el béisbol.
A nosotras nos
gustan los huevos.
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(We like one thing.)
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(We like more than
one thing.)
For ustedes, ellos
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A ustedes les gusta
correr.
A ustedes les gustan
las chuletas.
A ellos les gusta el
helado.
A ellas les gustan las
galletas.
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(You guys like to do
one thing.)
(You guys like more
than one thing.)
(They like one thing.)
(They like more than
one thing.)
A few notes on verbs like gustar:
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The way you know
who likes or dislikes
something is
determined by the
indirect object
pronoun, not the verb.
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Indirect object
pronouns are me, te,
le, nos, & les.
More about gustar verbs
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It doesn’t matter if it’s one person or more
than one person doing the liking. What
matters is how many things they like!
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The indirect object pronoun is what tells
you who it is that’s going the liking! (me,
te, le, nos, les)
More verbs like gustar
To express likes:
Encantar
Fascinar
Interesar
To express dislikes:
Chocar
Fastidiar
Try these:
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1. He likes the movie,
Whip It.
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1. A él le gusta la
película, Whip It.
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2. They like the book,
Twilight.
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2. A ellos les gusta el
libro, Twilight.
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3. I like school.
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3. A mí me gusta la
escuela.
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4. We don’t like the
classes.
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4. A nosotros no nos
gustan las clases.
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5. Homer likes the
sandwich..
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5. A Homer le gusta
el sandwich.
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6. Homer likes
hamburgers.
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7. A Homer le gustan
las hamburguesas.
Try these:
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8. They like to ride camels ( montar a
camello).
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9. You and your
brother like Chinese
food.
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10. You (tú) love Mexican food.
11. We love Mexican food.
12. Does he like soccer?
13. She likes soccer.
14. We like soccer.
15. My grandfather hates shrimp (los
camarones).
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16. She hates hot dogs (los perritos
calientes).
17. He likes cookies.
18. You (usted) like bananas (los
plátanos).
19. We like apples.
20. We like to play basketball.
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