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"It" is a pronoun which is often translated as "lo", and "us" is a pronoun which is often translated as "nos". Learn more about the difference between "it" and "us" below.
it(
iht
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (direct object)
a. lo (masculine)
I couldn't believe it.No lo podía creer.
b. la (feminine)
Buy some meat and cook it.Compra carne y cocínala.
2. (indirect object)
a. le
Why did you give it a name? It's a bike!¿Por qué le diste un nombre? ¡Es una bicicleta!
3. (after preposition)
a. él (masculine)
Here's the envelope. There's something inside it.Aquí esta el sobre. Hay algo dentro de él.
b. ella (feminine)
The child jumped into the bed, convinced that there was something under it.El niño brincó sobre la cama, convencido de que había algo debajo de ella.
c. ello (neuter)
Forget about it!¡Olvídate de ello!
4. (personal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't think it will fit in the car.No creo que cabrá dentro del coche.
It is heavier than I thought.Pesa más de lo que pensaba.
5. (impersonal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It was a foggy night.Era una noche nublada.
It's raining cats and dogs out there!¡Está lloviendo a cántaros afuera!
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us(
uhs
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (direct object)
a. nos
Dad usually helps us with homework after dinner.Papá suele ayudarnos con los deberes después de la cena.
2. (indirect object)
a. nos
They gave us a present.Nos dieron un regalo.
3. (after preposition)
a. nosotros
They are not smarter than us.No son más inteligentes que nosotros.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(me) (United Kingdom)
a. me
Give us a look at your new car.Déjame ver tu coche nuevo.
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