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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (first person plural)
a. we (subject)
Nosotros vivimos en una casa con un gran jardín.We live in a house with a big garden.
b. us (object)
Nos dijeron que ya no van a jugar con nosotros porque siempre ganamos. They said they're not going to play with us anymore because we always win.
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nosotros, -as
personal pronoun
Usually omitted in Spanish except for emphasis or contrast.
1. (sujeto) we
  • ¿quién va primero? — nosotros, -as who's first? — we are
  • ellos están invitados, nosotros, -as no they're invited, but we're not o but not us
2. (predicado)
  • somos nosotros, -as it's us
  • sus hermanos somos nosotros, -as we are her brothers
3. (después de prep & complemento) us
  • vente a comer con nosotros, -as come and eat with us
  • lo arreglaremos entre nosotros, -as we'll sort it out among ourselves
  • de nosotros, -as ours (nuestro)
  • entre nosotros, -as between you and me, just between the two of us
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nosotrosas nosotras
1 (sujeto) we
nosotros no somos italianos we are not Italian; se lo podemos llevar nosotros mismos we can deliver it to you ourselves
2 (tras prep y conj) us
tu hermano vino con nosotros your brother came with us
between you and me
no irán sin nosotros they won't go without us; no pedimos nada para nosotros we ask nothing for ourselves; han jugado peor que nosotras they played worse than us
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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