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Language: Old English


us S1 W1
1XX [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.
3XX British English spoken used instead of 'me'. Many people think this use is incorrect:
Give us a kiss.

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