In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1EE. UU.EE.UU.EE UU(the first option is the one recommended by the RAE) EEUUEU Southern Cone Latin America(industry/institution) (before noun) estadounidenseshe studied in the US — estudió en (los) Estados Unidos
1.1(as direct object)nosthey helped us — nos ayudaron
1.2(as indirect object)noshe told us a story — nos contó un cuento
- he gave us the book — nos dio el libro
- he gave it to us — nos lo dio
1.3(after preposition)nosotrosnosotrasfor/without/with us — para/sin/con nosotros/nosotras
- there were four of us — éramos cuatro
- they're older than us — son mayores que nosotros
2(emphatic use)nosotrosnosotrasthere were us and the Smiths — estábamos nosotros y los Smith
- it's us, can we come in? — somos nosotros ¿podemos entrar?
- it was us — fuimos nosotros
- who, us? — ¿quién, nosotros?
3.1US informal dialect (for ourselves)noslet's go and get us some beer — vamos a comprarnos unas cervezas
3.2British informal (me)medo us a favor, will you? — ¿me quieres hacer un favor?
- let's have a look — ¿a ver?
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