we
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we(
wi
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (subject)
a. nosotros
We are from the Dominican Republic.Nosotros somos de la República Dominicana.
We girls are going to play basketball.Nosotras vamos a jugar al baloncesto.
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we
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (general)
a. nosotros(as)
2. (usually omitted, except for contrast)
a.
we're Scottishsomos escoceses
WE haven't got it!¡nosotros no lo tenemos!
as we say in Englandcomo decimos en Inglaterra
we Spanish are…(nosotros) los españoles somos…
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we [wiː]
pronoun
(for emphasis, to avoid ambiguity) nosotrosasnosotras;as nosotras
you've got kids but we haven't vosotros tenéis hijos pero nosotros no; we English nosotros los ingleses; it's we who ... somos nosotros quienes ...; they work harder than we do trabajan más que nosotros
Don't translate the subject pronoun when not emphasizing or clarifying:
we were in a hurry teníamos prisa; we were dissatisfied with the service estábamos insatisfechos con el servicio
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