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)loslaslosles Spainlaswhere did you buy them — ¿dónde los/las compraste?
- he has two sons, do you know them? — tiene dos hijos ¿los conoces?
- She sews a piece of coloured cotton on the tops of her socks so she can match them easily.
- Telling someone you love them is not enough; you have to act in such a way to back that up else it simply isn't true.
- The problem is that Lee actually likes some of these boys, and wants to remain friends with them.
- She left a note telling her parents and friends how much she loved them.
- When you have a child, you have this unconditional love for them.
- She admitted using the cards on 19 occasions saying she had been given them by a friend.
- They have all grown up into nice people and I'm confident they love me as much as I love them.
- I made a trip to Edinburgh to visit a couple of friends to talk to them about my ideas.
- About half of them cannot read, so all teaching is verbal or from diagrams scratched in the sand.
- After the class she left with a girl friend and was on her way to a games lesson when the boy and one of his friends joined them.
- Many of them feel excluded from a number of opportunities that the rest of us take for granted.
- We feel strongly that a child does not have to be genetically ours for us to be able to love them.
- One ought to indulge them, because all in all I reckon they do a pretty good job.
- At the same time teenagers do want boundaries of some sort and they do want us to love them.
- Reading aloud to children at a young age can give them a lifelong love of literature.
- It is not uncommon for the sibling of a child with autism to simply feel their parents do not love them as much.
- Many of us, if we are honest, will skip these lists, or at least read them very quickly!
- So put those dates in your diary or pass them on to friends or relatives who visit at that time.
- She was wise enough to realize that most of them were interested only in what they could get out of her.
- When a child has gone out into the world without quite the right tools to deal with it, you love them even more.
- The smart way is to identify easier questions, and attempt as many of them as you can.
- She has insisted she is never soft on her friends when interviewing them on television.
- Some of them are difficult to read though as the sun has bleached them over the years.
- Can you ever believe someone who stole from you and cheated you after you gave them your love?
- She had met many film stars of the era and regaled us with stories of her time with them.
- How many of you, as kids, read these insane stories and believed them to be true?
1.2(as indirect object)lesseI lent them some money — les presté dinero
- I lent it to them — se lo presté
- give them the book — dales el libro
- give it to them — dáselo
1.3(after preposition)ellosellasfor/with them — para/con ellos/ellas
- there were four of them — eran cuatro
- she's older than them — es mayor que ellos
2(emphatic use)ellosellasthat'll be them — deben de ser ellos
- it was them that suggested it — fueron ellos quienes lo sugirieron
3(indefinite person or persons)there's someone at the door, shall I show them in? — hay alguien en la puerta ¿lo hago pasar?
- if anyone calls, tell them that … — si llama alguien, dile que …
4USinformal, dialect(for themselves)sethey ought to get them a car — deberían comprarse un coche
1dialectesosesasone of them new-fangled machines — una de esas máquinas modernas
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