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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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