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Old October 13, 2014, 01:14 AM
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Doy la naranja a mi perro

What is the everyday conversational way of saying:

"I give the orange to my dog."

Would it be:

- "Yo doy la naranja a mi perro"
- "Doy la naranja a mi perro"

Or is it something completely different?

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The last sentence you wrote is correct.

Adding 'yo' emphasizes that the speaker did it (as opposed to someone else).
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Old October 16, 2014, 04:45 AM
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What is the everyday conversational way of saying:
"I give the orange to my dog."
Would it be:

- "Yo doy la naranja a mi perro"
- "Doy la naranja a mi perro"

Or is it something completely different?
It is more common doubling the indirect onject :

Le doy la naranja a mi perro (very common)
A mi perro le doy la naranja ( compelling the use of the IO)
A mi perro se la doy ( le-la = se la) la = naranja.
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