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your(
yawr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possessive; used to address one person)
a. tu
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)
(singular)
Did you find your wallet?¿Encontraste tu cartera?
Don't forget to pick up your bags once we land.No te olvides de recoger tus maletas cuando aterricemos.
b. su
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Would you like me to pick up your children from school, sir?¿Quiere que recoja a sus hijos de la escuela, señor?
2. (possessive; used to address multiple people)
a. su (plural)
Children, where is your mother?Niños, ¿dónde está su madre?
b. vuestro (plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I will return your quizzes on Monday.Devolveré vuestras pruebas el lunes.
Your car is parked in the parking lot.Vuestro coche está aparcado en el aparcamiento.
3. (impersonal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Sleeping eight hours a day is good for your health.Dormir ocho horas cada noche es bueno para la salud.
Too much television is bad for your eyes.Ver mucha televisión es malo para la vista.
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your
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of one person)
a. tu
2. (formal)
a. su
your housetu/su casa
your bookstus/sus libros
it wasn't YOUR idea!¡no fue idea tuya!
3. (of more than one person)
a. vuestro(a)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
4. (formal)
a. su
5. (general)
a.
6. (general)
a.
7. (for parts of body, clothes; translated by definite article)
a.
did you hit your head?¿te has dado un golpe en la cabeza?
why did you put your hand in your pocket?¿por qué te has metido la mano en el bolsillo?
8. (impersonal)
a.
you should buy your ticket firsthay que comprar el billete antes
smoking is bad for your healthel tabaco perjudica la salud
9. (colloquial)
a.
your average Frenchmanel francés medio
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your [ˈjʊəʳ]
possessive adjective
1 (belonging to one person) (familiar) (with singular noun) tu; (with plural noun) tus
your book/table tu libro/mesa; your friends tus amigos; it's your go te toca; es tu turno; have you washed your hair? ¿te has lavado el pelo?; he's your son, not mine! ¡es hijo tuyo, no mío!
(with singular noun) su; (with plural noun) sus
your book/table su libro/mesa; your friends sus amigos; it's your go es su turno; le toca a usted; can I see your passport, sir? ¿me enseña su pasaporte, señor?; is this your luggage? ¿es de usted este equipaje?
2 (belonging to more than one person) (familiar) (with singular noun) vuestroavuestra;a vuestra (Esp) su; (LAm) (with plural noun) vuestrosasvuestras;as vuestras (Esp) sus; (LAm)
your house vuestra casa; (Esp) su casa; (LAm) you can leave your bags in this room podéis dejar las or vuestras bolsas en esta habitación; (Esp) pueden dejar las or sus bolsas en esta habitación; (LAm) would you like to wash your hands? ¿queréis lavaros las manos?
(with singular noun) su; (with plural noun) sus
your house su casa; you can leave your bags in this room pueden dejar las or sus bolsas en esta habitación; is this your dog? ¿es de ustedes este perro?
3 (one's)
it's bad for your health perjudica la salud
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