You will probably already have come across the phrase me gusta… meaning I like… Actually, gustar means literally to please, and works also like this verb, where the thing that you like is the subject of the sentence:
Nos gusta el flamenco (We like flamenco or literally “flamenco pleases us”).
Even though flamenco comes after gustar is the subject of the sentence and therefore the ending of the verb agree with flamenco instead of with we. Remember how it works (learn more about gustar).
There are many other verbs like gustar in Spanish (verbs that have to be used with an indirect object pronoun) In fact, practically most of the Spanish verbs can be used like gustar, but careful because they usually change their original meaning. Let’s see some of them.