Pronoms Me Te Le La Les Nous Vous Les
singular plural
me (m') nous
te (t') vous
le (l')/la (l') les
  • Direct objects receive the action of the verb; it answers the question Whom? or What?
  • Replace object nouns or noun phrases with the same gender and number as the nouns they replace.
  • They precede the verb that they are the object of.


-Solange aide ses copains? (Is Solange helping her friends?)
- Oui, elle les aide. (Yes, she is helping them.)

-Tu connais la copine de Mark? (Do you know Mark's friend?)
-Oui, je la connais: c'est Solange! (Yes, I know her: it's Solange.)

  • In the negative, ne always precedes the direct-object pronoun.


-Les copains ne nous ettendent pas. (Our friends are not hearing us.)

  • In inversion questions, the object pronoun precedes the verb.


-La connais-tu? (Do you know her?)

  • Direct-object pronouns are placed immediately after the verb and are connect to it with a hyphen.

~~~NOTE: Me becomes moi after the affirmative imperative and te becomes toi.


-Attends-moi! (Wait for me!)

  • There is no change in the word order in the negative imperative.


- Ne m'attends pas! (Do not wait for me!)

  • In the passe compose, direct-object pronouns directly precede the auxiliary verb and agrees in number and gender with the pronoun.


-As-tu fait test devoirs?
-Oui, je les air faits.
-Moi, je ne les ai pas commences.

  • When que/qu' refers to a feminine or plural noun, the corresponding for of the past participle is used.


- J'ai fait les devoirs que le prof a donnes. (I did the assignment that the professor assigned.)