y'all
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y'all(
yal
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(plural) (subject)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. ustedes (plural)
I'm headed to the movies. Y'all want to come with?Voy al cine. ¿Ustedes quieren venir?
b. vosotros
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
If y'all are done, I'm going to put the pizza in the fridge.Si vosotros habéis terminado, voy a meter la pizza al frigorífico.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(plural) (object)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. les (plural)
Is everything okay? What did that guy say to y'all?¿Está todo bien? ¿Qué les dijo ese tipo?
b. ustedes (plural) (after a preposition)
Is it all right with y'all if I leave a little bit early?¿A ustedes les parece bien que me vaya un poco temprano?
c. os
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I'm going to be straight with y'all; I don't like Ricky.Os voy a ser sincero; no me cae bien Ricky.
d. vosotros
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(plural) (after a preposition)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I know this is hard for y'all, but if we don't move I won't have a job.Sé que esto es difícil para vosotros, pero si no nos mudamos no tendré trabajo.
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