It's 9:52am on Thursday th 29th
Unlike English, which has many optional contractions, Spanish has only two, and they are not
optional. Here they are:
There is one single exception to this rule. When él is a personal pronoun referring to a person,
it is never contracted with "de" or "a".
- "de el" => del (Salió del estacionamiento) He came out of the parking garage
- "a el" => al (Fui al restaurante) I went to the restaurant
- Se lo di a él. I gave it to him.
- Es de él. It's his.
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