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 direct object)meshe helped me — me ayudó
- help me — ayúdame
1.2(as indirect object)mehe bought me flowers — me compró flores
- tell me something — dime una cosa
- give it to me — dámelo
1.3(after prep)mífor/behind/without me — para mí/detrás de mí/sin mí
- come with me — ven conmigo
- she's older than me — es mayor que yo
2(emphatic use)yoit's me — soy yo
- it was me who did it — fui yo que lo hice / quien lo hizo
- do you think this hat's me? — ¿te parece que este sombrero me favorece?
- silly me! — ¡qué tonto soy!
- me join the army? never! — ¿meterme yo en el ejército? ¡ni soñar!
3US informal, dialect(for myself)meI'm going to get me a shotgun — voy a comprarme / me voy a comprar una escopeta
1miI'll ask me mum — le voy a preguntar a mi mamá
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