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 River Plate Central America(formal) ustednow you try — ahora probá vos River Plate Central America
- 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 Spain(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 River Plate Central America(formal) ustedfor you — para vos River Plate Central America
- with you — contigo/con usted
- she's taller than you — es más alta que tú
2.1(as subject, and after preposition)(familiar) ustedes Latin America(familiar) vosotros Spain(familiar) vosotras Spain(formal) ustedesbe quiet, you two — vosotros dos: ¡callaos! Spain
- 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 Latin America(familiar) las Latin America(familiar) os Spain(formal, masculine) los(formal, masculine) les Spain(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 Latin America(familiar) os Spain(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
4US informal, dialect(for yourself)(singural) te(plural) se Latin America(plural) os Spainyou'd better get you some food — más vale que te compres/se compren algo de comer
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