Us meaning

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Us is defined as we.

An example of us used as a pronoun is in the sentence, "They gave the book to us."

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Used as the direct object of a verb.

She saw us on the subway.

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Used as the object of a preposition.

This letter is addressed to us.

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Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb.

We decided to get us another car.

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Uncle Sam.
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Uniform System (of lens aperture)
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United States.
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United States highway.
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We [help us; give us the books]
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United States.
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(personal) Me and at least one other person; the objective case of we.
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(colloquial) Me.

Give us a look at your paper.

Give us your wallet!

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The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person.

It's not good enough for us teachers.

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Alternative spelling of µs.
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(slang) United States dollar.
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The ccTLD for United States as assigned by the IANA.
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U.S. is defined as the abbreviation for United States.

An example of U.S. is the abbreviation for the total entity formed by the fifty states in the United States.

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Used as the indirect object of a verb.

They offered us free tickets to the show.

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Used as a predicate nominative.

It's us.

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Origin of us

  • Middle English from Old English ūs nes-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English us, from Old English Å«s (“us", dative personal pronoun), from Proto-Germanic *uns (“us"), from Proto-Indo-European *ne-, *nō-, *n-ge-, *n-sme- (“us"). Cognate with West Frisian us, ús (“us"), Low German us (“us"), Dutch ons (“us"), German uns (“us"), Danish os (“us"), Latin nōs (“we, us").

    From Wiktionary

  • Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ.

    From Wiktionary

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for United States, us.

    From Wiktionary