The Spanish pronoun "le" refers to the indirect object of the phrase, and it may be translated as "him," "her," "it," or "you." We provide examples that show the different indirect objects, implicit or explicit in the Spanish sentence, but not all the possible combinations are illustrated.
1. (I informed him or her; third person singular)
a. I told him (masculine)
¿Te encontraste con Agustín? - Sí, y le dije que lo habías llamado.Did you see Agustin? - Yes, and I told him you'd called.
b. I told her (feminine)
Carmen no llevó paraguas. Le dije que iba a llover, pero no me hizo caso.Carmen didn't take an umbrella. I told her that it was going to rain, but she didn't listen.
c. I said to him (masculine)
Julián no quiso aceptar lo que le dije.Julian didn't want to accept what I said to him.
d. I said to her (feminine)
¿Quieres que te cuente lo que le dije a Anabel?Do you want me to tell you what I said to Anabel?
2. (formal) (I informed you; second person singular)
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