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uspronoun

uk   us   strong /ʌs/ weak /əs/

us pronoun (GROUP)

A1 used as the object of a verb or a preposition to refer to a group that includes the speaker and at least one other person: Thank you for driving us to the station. Many of us in the editorial department disagree with the changes that are happening.
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us pronoun (ME)

UK not standard (especially used in spoken English) me: Give us a light, mate. Give us it here and I'll see if I can mend it.

usdeterminer

uk   us   strong /ʌs/ weak /əs/ Northern English not standard
our: Where've you parked us car?
Translations of “us”
in Arabic نَحْن…
in Korean 우리…
in Malaysian kita…
in French nous…
in Turkish bizi, bize…
in Italian noi, ci…
in Chinese (Traditional) 集體, (用作動詞或介詞的受詞)我們…
in Russian нам, нас, собой…
in Polish nas, nam, nami…
in Vietnamese chúng tôi, chúng ta…
in Spanish nos, nosotros, nosotras…
in Portuguese nos, nós…
in Thai เรา…
in German uns…
in Catalan ens, nosaltres, a nosaltres…
in Japanese 私達を, 私達に(”we” の目的格)…
in Indonesian kami…
in Chinese (Simplified) 集体, (用作动词或介词的宾语)我们…
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