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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishusus /əs, s; strong ʌs/ ●●● S1 W1 pronoun 🔊 🔊 1 XX[the object form of ‘we’] used by the person speaking or writing to refer to himself or herself and one or more other people 🔊 Please help us. 🔊 He arranged for us all to have a drink. 🔊 She’s invited us both. 🔊 My mother is coming to stay with us. 🔊 Send us a donation now.us women/men/teachers etc 🔊 Life is hard for us women.2 people in general 🔊 Global warming will affect all of us.3 XX British English spoken used instead of ‘me’. Many people think this use is incorrect 🔊 Give us a kiss.
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usKate told us she was getting a new car.Do you want to go with us to the fair?us women/men/teachers etcLet your experience be a lesson to all of us men.The plain fact is that us women are fussy.It's just that the powers that be treat us teachers like dirt.The other story - perhaps apocryphal - was supposed to explain why he would never allow us women to assist at operations.Give us women treated badly by male politicians.
Related topics: Geography
US, thethe USUS, the (also the U.S.) /ˌjuː ˈes◂/ 🔊 🔊 SGCOUNTRY/NATIONthe United StatesUS adjective 🔊 the US Navy
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