Spanish Grammar: Relative Pronouns – Lo Que

Spanish Grammar: Relative Pronouns - Lo Que

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Spanish Grammar: Relative Pronouns – Lo Que
la gramática española: los pronombres relativos – lo que

  • Relative Pronouns help refer to a noun previously mentioned.
  • They “relate” to nouns in statements/conversations.

Study

The Relative Pronoun LO QUE refers to an abstract idea, or a concept that does not require number and gender.

Lo que describes no existe.
What you describe doesn’t exist.

Lo que dijiste tú ayer, en la reunión.
What you said yesterday, in the meeting.

No veí lo que pasó.
I did not see what happened.

Remember, SPANISH AIN’T ENGLISH!
English tends to omit relative pronouns while Spanish does not!

Adapt

Ellos no saben lo que necesitan.
They don’t know what they need.

Nosotros sabemos lo que tenemos que hacer.
We know what we have to do.

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