Suyo in English | Spanish to English Translation
suyo
adjective
1. (possessive)
a. his (masculine)
Este es David y Peter es amigo suyo.This is David and Peter is his friend.
b. her (feminine)
El café suyo tiene crema y dos azúcares.Her coffee has cream and two sugars.
c. your (second person formal)
¿Es este bolígrafo suyo, señor?Is this your pen, sir?
d. their (plural)
¿Es este casa suya o es esa que está allá?Is this their house, or is it that one over there?
pronoun
2. (possessive)
a. his (masculine)
Mi coche es rojo y el suyo es negro.My car is red car and his is black.
b. hers (feminine)
Mi pedido ya se mandó, pero el suyo no.My order has been already shipped but hers hasn't.
c. yours (second person formal)
El café de la señora está listo, pero el suyo, señor, no.The coffee for the lady is ready but yours, sir, is not.
d. theirs (plural)
Nuestra casa es más grande que la suya.Our house is bigger than theirs.
suyo, -a
possessive adjective
1. his (de él) ; hers (de ella) ; one's (own) (de uno) ; theirs (de ellos, ellas) ; yours (de usted, ustedes)
  • este libro es suyo, -a this book is his/hers/etc
  • un amigo suyo, -a a friend of his/hers/etc
  • no es asunto suyo, -a it's none of his/her/etc business
  • es muy suyo, -a (informal figurative) he's a law unto himself
pronoun posesivo
also:
  • el suyo, -a his; (deél) hers; (de ella) its (own); (de cosa, animal) one's own; (de uno) theirs; (de ellos, ellas) yours (de usted, ustedes)
2. (expresiones)
  • de suyo, -a in itself
  • hacer de las suyas to be up to his/her/etc usual tricks
  • hacer suyo, -a to make one's own
  • esta es la suya (informal) this is the chance he's been waiting for o his big chance
  • lo suyo, -a es el teatro theater is his/her etc thing
  • lo suyo, -a sería volver the proper thing to do would be to go back
  • los suyos (informal) his/her/etc folks; (su familia) his/her/etc lot o side (su bando)
suyoa suya
possessive adjective
1 (de él) his; (de ella) her; (de ellos, ellas) their
la culpa es suya it's his/her etc fault; —permiso —es suyo (Chile) (México) "excuse me" — "yes?"; no es amigo suyo he is not a friend of his/hers etc; no es culpa suya it's not his/her etc fault; it's no fault of his/hers etc; varios libros suyos (de ellos) several books of theirs; several of their books
hacer algo suyo
hizo suyas mis palabras he echoed my words
eso es muy suyo that's just like him; that's typical of him
él es un hombre muy suyo (reservado) he's a man who keeps very much to himself; (quisquilloso) he's a very fussy sort
2 (de usted, ustedes) your
¿es suyo esto? is this yours?
pronombre:posesivo
(de él) his; (de ella) hers; (de usted, ustedes) yours; (de animal, cosa) its; (de uno mismo) one's own; (de ellos, ellas) theirs
este libro es el suyo this book is his/hers etc; los suyos (familia) one's family o relations; (partidarios) one's own people o supporters; suyo afectísimo yours faithfully o sincerely; yours truly; (EEUU)
de suyo in itself; intrinsically
lo suyo (what is) his; (su parte) his share; what he deserves
aguantar lo suyo (su parte) to do one's share; (mucho) to put up with a lot; él pesa lo suyo he's really heavy; he's a fair weight
hacer de las suyas to get up to one's old tricks
ir a la suya
ir a lo suyo
to go one's own way; to go one's own sweet way; think only of o.s.
salirse con la suya to get one's own way; (en una discusión) to carry one's point
cada cual a lo suyo it's best to mind one's own business
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