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Old June 22, 2020, 12:43 AM
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¿Qué te gusta hacer? VS ¿Qué le gusta hacer?

Hola, amigos de Tomisimo!
I got a very basic grammar ( or maybe comprehending ) question for you
I have seen ¿Qué te gusta hacer? and ¿Qué le gusta hacer? in some daily conversations, but these two both happened in the same context, that is, a face to face and one by one conversation.
While there are only two people involved in the conversation, why we use ¿Qué le gusta hacer? . I mean, how should I understand the le in the sentence?
Thank you in advance!!
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Both pronouns are indirect object pronouns.
te = you (informal)
le = you (formal)

One person is treating the other on an informal basis, while that person is treating the other on a formal basis. In other words, one person is commanding more respect.
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Old June 22, 2020, 01:52 AM
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That's really clear to me now!
Thank you, Rusty!
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