sabemos sus motivos
sabemos sus motivos
phrase
1. (third person singular) 
a. we know his reasons (masculine) 
Es un niño muy malo. - Bueno, sabemos sus motivos para comportarse así.He's a very naughty boy. - Well, we know his reasons for behaving like that.
b. we know her reasons (feminine) 
Sabemos sus motivos para marcharse, y nosotros en su lugar hubiéramos hecho lo mismo.We know her reasons to leave, and we'd done the same thing in her place.
2. (formal) (second person singular) 
Deje de mentirnos. Sabemos sus motivos, y no tienen nada que ver con los que usted alega.Stop lying to us. We know your reasons, and they're nothing to do with the ones you cite.
3. (third person plural) 
"Ya sabemos sus motivos para cometer el crimen y tenemos pruebas suficientes como para condenarlos", declaró el inspector de policía."We now know their reasons for committing the crime and we have enough evidence to convict them," stated the police inspector.
4. (second person plural) 
Tuvimos nuestros motivos para hacer lo que hicimos. - Sí, sabemos sus motivos y los comprendemos.We had our reasons to do what we did. - Yes, we know your reasons and understand them.
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