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.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
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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