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Common mistakes with direct and indirect object pronouns


Leísmo, Laísmo y Loísmo

The phenomena leísmo, laísmo and loísmo are a dialectal variation in the Spanish language that consist of the misuse of the direct and indirect object pronouns. These phenomena are more common in Spain, especially in the northwestern region of Castilla y León, although they can be heard in other Spanish speaking countries.


El leísmo is the misuse of the indirect object pronoun in place of the direct object pronoun.

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