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Old March 27, 2010, 09:38 PM
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Question Tener and the personal "a"

Is "tener" the only verb that does not use the personal "a" for direct objects?
- Tengo dos tíos.
- Ella tiene amigas en Perú.

Is there a specific reason for "tener" not using the personal "a", or is it "just one of those things"?
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