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her
[unstressed hə(r)], [stressed hɜː(r)]
pronoun
1. la (direct object)
  • I hate her la odio
  • I can forgive her son but not HER puedo perdonar a su hijo, pero no a ella
2. le (indirect object)
  • I gave her the book le di el libro
  • I gave it to her se lo di
3. ella (after preposition)
  • I talked to her hablé con ella
  • her mother lives near her su madre vive cerca de ella
4. ella [as complement of verb to be]
  • it's her! ¡es ella!
  • it was her who did it lo hizo ella
possessive adjective
5. su (singular); sus (plural)
  • I took her car cogí su coche; cogí el coche de ella (contrasting with his or theirs)
6. (for parts of body, clothes)
  • her eyes are blue tiene los ojos azules
  • she hit her head se dio un golpe en la cabeza
  • she put her hands in her pockets se metió las manos en los bolsillos
her [hɜːʳ]
pronoun
1 (direct object) la
I can see her la veo; look at her! ¡mírala!; I have never seen her a ella no la he visto nunca
2 (indirect object) le; (combined with direct object pron) se
you must tell her the truth tienes que decirle la verdad; yes of course I gave her the book sí, claro que le di el libro; yes of course I gave them to her sí, claro que se los di; I gave the book to her not Peter le di el libro a ella, no a Peter; I'm speaking to her not you le estoy hablando a ella, no a ti; give it to her when you go to Liverpool dáselo cuando vayas a Liverpool; I gave it to her not Peter se lo di a ella, no a Peter
3 (after prep, in comparisons, with verb "to be") ella
he thought of her pensó en ella; without her sin ella; I'm going with her voy con ella; she was carrying it on her lo llevaba consigo; if I were her yo que ella; younger than her más joven or menor que ella; it's her es ella
possessive adjective
(with singular noun) su; (with plural noun) sus
her book/table su libro/mesa; her friends sus amigos
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