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(como complemento directo, indirecto)usnos ayudaron mucho — they helped us a lot
- escúchanos — listen to us
- nos han robado el coche — we've had our car stolen
- ¿nos explicas cómo se hace? — can you tell us / explain (to us) how it's done?
- nos lo trajeron ayer — they brought it yesterday
- nos lo quitó — she took it off us / away from us
- a nosotros no nos dijo nada — she didn't say anything to us
- a Pablo y a mí nos trató muy bien — he treated Pablo and me very well
- se nos quedó el coche a mitad de camino — our car broke down halfway there
- que no se nos vaya a echar atrás ahora — I hope she isn't going to back out on us now
- el día del picnic nos llovió/hizo mal tiempo — on the day of the picnic it rained (on us)/the weather was bad / we had bad weather
1.2ourselvesnos hicimos daño — we hurt ourselves
- sentémonos — let's sit down
- nos vamos a hacer socios del club — we're going to become members of / join the club
1.3(recíproco)ella y yo nos conocemos desde hace años — she and I have known each other for years
2archaic(como sujeto)wenos, los representantes del pueblo — we, the representatives of the people
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