Subject and Object Pronouns in Sentences about Love and Friendship ♥


Question 1: Learning and Using the Direct Object Pronouns


English and German Subject and Direct Object Pronouns

Subject – Direct Object

Subject – Direct Object

I – me

ich – mich

you – you

du – dich

he – him

er – ihn

she – her

sie  sie

it – it

es  es

we – us

wir  uns

you – you

ihr  euch

they – them

sie  sie


 Use the pronoun table to fill in the correct pronouns in each sentence below:

1 Mein Vater liebt meine Mutter. Er liebt My father loves my mother. He loves her.

2 Meine Mutter liebt meinen Vater. Sie liebt My mother loves my father. She loves him.

3 Alex und André sind meine besten Freunde. Ich mag  sehr. Alex and André are my best friends. I like them very much.

4 Der Junge küsst das Mädchen und sagt: "Ich liebe ."  The boy kisses the girl and says: "I love you."

5 Das Mädchen sagt: "Danke, das ist so lieb. Ich mag sehr."  The girl says, "Thank you, that is so kind. I like you very much."

6 Der Junge ist enttäuscht. "Du magst ? Du liebst nicht?"  The boy is disappointed. "You like me? You don't love me?"

  • Ich mag euch.
  • Ich mag sie.
  • Sie mögen sie.
  • Ich liebe ihn.
  • Wir mögen sie.
  • Sie liebt mich.
  • Sie mag sie.
  • Er mag uns.

♥ Question 2: Matching Sentences About Love and Friendship ♥

Drag and drop the correct translation into each gap. Remember that "they", "she", "them" and "her" are all translated with sie in German.

a I like you. (to a group of children) 

b She likes them. 

c They like them. 

d He likes us. 

e She loves me. 

f I like her.   

g I love him. 

h We like them. 

  • nicht
  • ihn
  • Sie
  • liebt

Question 3: The Negative Side of Love and Friendship

To say that you don't like or love someone in German, remember that children's game with a daisy. As you pulled off each petal, you would say, "She loves me, she loves me not" or "He loves me, he loves me not." That's exactly how to make the negative work in German.


Select the right wording and order for the following sentences. Here is an example:

He doesn't like me. → Er mag mich nicht.


She doesn't love him.     .

  • liebt
  • Er
  • nicht
  • sie
  • Ich
  • ihn
Question 4: Word Order in Negative Statements - Example 2


I asked him. He said, he doesn't love her.  habe gefragt. hat gesagt, er .