SE – FOR HIM, FOR HER The indirect object pronoun se is usually translated into English as “for him”, “for her”, “for it”. The indirect object pronouns le and les become se when they are combined with the direct object pronouns lo, la, los, las. Use the following pattern to use the indirect object pronoun se correctly. Let’s see some examples! • ¿Le diste la receta a Juan?• Did you give Juan the recipe? • Sí, se la di.• Yes, I gave it to him. In the example above, se refers to Juan, and la refers to la receta (the recipe). Let’s see another example! • ¿Les mandaste la foto a mis padres?• Did you send the picture to my parents? • Sí, se la mandé.• Yes, I sent it to them. In the example above, se substitutes mis padres (my parents), and la sustitutes la foto (the picture). Would you like to learn more? Visit the post called Spanish Indirect Object Pronouns: Le, Les, Se. Think this is neat? Share it with your friends!