In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1yourtus amigos — your friends
- hágase tu voluntad — thy will be done
1.1(como sujeto)you¿quién lo va a hacer? — tú — who's going to do it? — you are
- ¡oye, tú! — hey, you!
- tú no te metas, no es asunto tuyo — you keep out of it, it's none of your business
- lo que tú digas, cariño — whatever you say, darling
- ¡mira que eres tozudo! — ¿y tú? — boy, are you stubborn! — you can talk! / what about you?
- tratar de tú a algn — to address sb using the familiar form
1.2(en comparaciones, con ciertas preposiciones)youllegó después que tú — he arrived after you (did)
- es tan capaz como tú — he's as capable as you (are)
- entre tú y tu padre me van / me vais a enloquecer — you and your father between you are going to drive me mad
- entre tú y yo — between you and me
- según tú — according to you
- de tú a tú — on an equal footing
2(uno)youone formalte dan varias opciones y tú eliges la mejor — one is given several options and one chooses the best one
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