Quick answer
"Call him" is a phrase which is often translated as "llámalo", and "her" is an adjective which is often translated as "su". Learn more about the difference between "call him" and "her" below.
call him(
kal
 
hihm
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative; telephone him)
a. llámalo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I've been waiting for Steve to call. - Stop waiting. Call him.He estado esperando a que Steve me llamara. - Deja de esperar. Llámalo.
b. telefonéalo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Here's Joe's number. Call him.Aquí está el número de Joe. Telefonéalo.
2. (imperative; shout at him)
a. llámalo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
There's Ethan over there. Call him!Ethan está por allá. ¡Llámalo!
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to telephone him)
a. llamarlo
Do you think I should call him on the phone?¿Crees que lo debería llamar por teléfono?
b. telefonearlo
Can you give me Mike's number so I can call him, please?¿Me das el número de Mike para poder telefonearlo, por favor?
4. (to shout at him)
a. llamarlo
If you don't call him over here, I will.Si no lo llamas para que venga para acá, lo haré yo.
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her(
huhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possessive)
a. su
Her children are very bright.Sus hijos son muy inteligentes.
I cannot stand her attitude any longer.Ya no puedo soportar más su actitud.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (personal)
a. ella (emphatic use)
Please, explain it to her.Por favor, explícaselo a ella.
b. la (direct object)
I love her, but she loves someone else.La amo, pero ella ama a otro.
c. le (indirect object)
Give her all the money she needs!¡Dale todo el dinero que necesite!
3. (possessive)
a. el suyo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la suya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My house is nice and warm unlike hers.Mi casa está calentita, no como la suya.
My son is sportier than hers.Mi hijo es más deportista que el suyo.
b. el de ella
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la de ella
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Have you seen my sister's new car? Hers is more expensive than mine, of course!¿Viste el coche nuevo de mi hermana? El de ella es más caro que el mío, ¡por supuesto!
We both bought new skirts but hers looks better than mine.Las dos nos compramos faldas nuevas pero la de ella le queda mejor que la mía.
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