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  • J’ai préparé un repas improvisé, et je serais ravi de le faire goûter à l’homme dont tu parles.

I'm confused by how I should change this phrase in bold if the sentence uses the pronoun "le" instead of "l’homme dont tu parles". In this case, I will then have two "le"s, one for "repas" and the other for "l'homme".

  • Problem 1: J’ai préparé un repas improvisé, et je serais ravi de le le faire goûter.

Also, what if I don't use any pronoun? Is such a long phrase as below easy to understand for native speakers?

  • Problem 2: Je serais ravi de faire goûter à ce repas à l’homme dont tu parles.
  • Even if there's not already a le, the right pronoun for "l'homme" here is lui : "Faire goûter mon plat à l'homme" = "Lui faire goûter mon plat". (Also it would be the same with la femme here. When used like this, lui goes used for both genders). – Teleporting Goat Dec 11 '17 at 21:35
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In the following sentence

J’ai préparé un repas improvisé, et je serais ravi de le faire goûter à l’homme dont tu parles.

le is used as a pronoun for un repas improvisé

If you want to replace the part à l'homme dont tu parles by a pronoun you should use lui (masculin)

The full sentence would look like

J’ai préparé un repas improvisé, et je serais ravi de le lui faire goûter.


Without pronouns, it will look like

Je serais ravi de faire goûter ce repas à l’homme dont tu parles.

You were close. You don't need to use à ce repas but only ce repas

The verb faire goûter is used like faire goûter quelque chose and faire goûter à quelqu'un

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Weedoze's answer is correct.

To chose between le/la and lui, you have to understand the function of the word in the sentence.

If the word is COD (Complément d'Objet Direct), it will be replaced by le/la

I'm eating an apple - Je mange une pomme. -> Je la mange.

If the word is COI (Complément d'Objet Indirect), it will be replaced by lui

I'm talking to a friend - Je parle à un ami. -> Je lui parle.

To find differences between COD and COI, the presence of to in english (à in french) before the word tells it's a COI.

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