From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwewe /wi; strong wiː/ ●●●S1W1 pronoun [used as the subject of a verb] 🔊 🔊 1XXused by the person speaking or writing to refer to himself or herself and one or more other people 🔊 ‘Did you go into the supermarket?’ ‘No, we didn’t.’ 🔊 Shall we stop for a coffee? 🔊 So we all travelled down to Brighton together. 🔊 We declare our support for a government of national unity. 🔊 We Italians are proud of our history.2ALused by a writer or speaker to include themselves and their readers or listeners 🔊 As we saw in Chapter 4, slavery was not the only cause of the Civil War.3IN GENERALpeople in general 🔊 We live on a complex planet.4formalPGO used by a king or queen to refer to himself or herself5MISSC spoken sometimes used to mean ‘you’ when speaking to children or people who are ill 🔊 How are we feeling today, Mr Robson?
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we• We are not amused.• What should we do tonight, Sean?• We don't hit other people, do we, Tommy?• Can we have some cake, Mom?• We're looking forward to seeing you on Sunday.• We still know very little about what causes the disease.