In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(as subject)(familiar) tú(familiar) vos Río de la Plata América Central(formal) ustednow you try — ahora probá vos Río de la Plata América Central
- I don't think that hat's you — ese sombrero no te favorece
- poor you! — ¡pobrecito!
- you liar! — ¡mentiroso!
- We will always love you, and revere your amazing grace in that wonderful season.
- You can comment on a show or a gig you've been to and you either loved or hated.
- I might not be able to write much when it kicks off as we will be moving around, but I love you so much.
- My love for you is true and fills my mind and heart with a blinding passion that simply overwhelms me.
- If I could have one wish, it would be for you to never stop loving me.
- If you have a story or information you would like to be included we would love to hear from you.
- I would love to give you more officers, but we have a set number and a lot of pressure on us to meet targets.
- You cannot see that I would have loved you forever if you had only loved her the same way
- I'd love to tell you that Celtic are the only team in for him and that all is rosy.
1.2(as direct object)(familiar) te(formal, masculine) lo(formal, masculine) le España(formal, feminine) laI saw you, Pete — te vi, Pete
- I saw you, Mr Russell — le vi, señor Russell
1.3(as indirect object)(familiar) te(formal) le(with direct object pronoun present) seI gave it to you — te lo di/se lo di
1.4(after preposition)(familiar) ti(familiar) vos Río de la Plata América Central(formal) ustedfor you — para vos Río de la Plata América Central
- with you — contigo/con usted
- she's taller than you — es más alta que tú
2.1(as subject, and after preposition)(familiar) ustedes América Latina(familiar) vosotros España(familiar) vosotras España(formal) ustedesbe quiet, you two — vosotros dos: ¡callaos! España
- come on, you guys! — vamos, chicos
- hey! you lot over there! — ¡eh, ustedes allí!
- you liars! — ¡mentirosos!
- with you — con vosotros
- they're taller than you — son más altos que ustedes
2.2(as direct object)(familiar) los América Latina(familiar) las América Latina(familiar) os España(formal, masculine) los(formal, masculine) les España(formal, feminine) lasI heard you, gentlemen — los oí, caballeros
- I heard you, boys/girls — os oí, chicos/chicas
2.3(as indirect object)(familiar) les América Latina(familiar) os España(formal) les(with direct object pronoun present) seI gave you the book — les di el libro
- I gave it to you — se lo di
3.1(as subject)unounawhen she starts crying, you don't know what to do — cuando se pone a llorar, no sabes qué hacer / uno no sabe qué hacer
- you can't do that here — aquí uno no puede / no se puede / no puedes hacer eso
3.2(as direct object)tepeople stop you in the street and ask for money — la gente te para en la calle y te pide dinero
3.3(as indirect object)tethey never tell you the truth — nunca le dicen la verdad a uno
4EEUU coloquial, dialecto(for yourself)(singural) te(plural) se América Latina(plural) os Españayou'd better get you some food — más vale que te compres/se compren algo de comer
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