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she

 (shē)
pron.
1. Used to refer to the female person or animal previously mentioned or implied. See Usage Notes at he1, I1, they.
2. Used to refer to a person whose gender is unspecified or unknown.
3. Used in place of it to refer to certain inanimate things, such as ships and nations, traditionally perceived as female: "Went out and hopped in my old Ford / Hit the engine but she ain't turnin'" (Bruce Springsteen).
n.
A female animal or person. Sometimes used in combination: Is the cat a she? Is that a she-bear?

[Middle English, probably alteration of Old English sēo, feminine demonstrative pron.; see so- in Indo-European roots.]

she

(ʃiː)
pron (subjective)
1. refers to a female person or animal: she is a doctor; she's a fine mare.
2. refers to things personified as feminine, such as cars, ships, and nations
3. Austral and NZ an informal word for it13: she's apples; she'll be right.
n
a. a female person or animal
b. (in combination): she-cat.
[Old English sīe, accusative of sēo, feminine demonstrative pronoun]
Usage: See at me1

she

(ʃi)

pron., sing. nom. she, poss. her hers, obj. her; pron.
1. the female person or animal being discussed or last mentioned; that female.
2. the woman: She who listens learns.
3. anything considered, as by personification, to be feminine: spring, with all the memories she conjures up.
n.
4. a female person or animal.
5. an object or device considered as female or feminine.
[1125–75; Middle English, alter. of Old English sēo, sīo, sīe, feminine of se the1; compare her]
usage: See he1, me, they.

s/he

(ˈʃi ərˈhi, ˈʃiˈhi)

pron.
she or he: used as an orthographic device to avoid he when the sex of the antecedent is unknown or irrelevant. Compare she/he.
[1975–80]
usage: See he1.

he

shethey
1. 'he'

He, him, his, and himself are sometimes used to refer back to an indefinite pronoun or to a word such as person, child, or student.

If anybody complained about this, he was told that things would soon get back to normal.
It won't hurt a child to have his meals at a different time.

Many people object to this use because it suggests that the person referred to is male.

2. 'he or she'

You can sometimes use he or she, him or her, his or her, or himself or herself.

A parent may feel that he or she has nothing to give a child.
Anyone can call himself or herself a psychologist, even if untrained and unqualified.

Many people avoid these expressions because they think they sound clumsy and unnatural, especially when more than one of them is used in the same sentence.

In writing, some people use s/he to mean he or she.

3. 'they'

Most people use they, them, and their.

Everyone thinks they know what the problems of living with a teenager are.
Often when we touch someone we are demonstrating our love for them.
Don't hope to change anyone or their attitudes.

This use used to be considered incorrect, but it is now the most common form in both spoken and written English, and is used in formal and informal writing.

It is often possible to avoid all the above uses. You can sometimes do this by using plurals. For example, instead of saying 'Every student has his own room', you can say 'All the students have their own rooms'. Instead of saying 'Anyone who goes inside must take off his shoes', you can say 'People who go inside must take off their shoes'.


she

1. used as the subject of a verb

She can be the subject of a verb. You use she to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal that has already been mentioned, or whose identity is known.

'So long,' Mary said as she passed Miss Saunders.
The eggs of the female mosquito can only mature if she has a meal of human blood.

When the subject of a sentence is followed by a relative clause, you do not use she in front of the main verb. You do not say, for example, 'The woman who lives next door, she is a doctor'. You say 'The woman who lives next door is a doctor'.

The woman who owns this cabin will come back in the autumn.
2. used to refer to things

She is sometimes used instead of 'it' to refer to a country, ship, or car.

Now Britain needs new leadership if she is to play a significant role shaping Europe's future development.
When the repairs had been done she was a fine and beautiful ship.
Translations
أي أنْثى، أي إمْرأَهمُؤَنَّثهِيَهي: ضَمير الغائِبَه
тя
ella
onasamiceta
hunden kvindeden pige
ŝi
hänse
ona
ő
diaia
húnkvenkyns
彼女は
그 여자
ea
jikurita
mātītemeitenesievieteviņa
dumneaeiea
ona
ona
она
hon
เธอ
вона
cô ấybà ấy

she

[ʃiː]
A. PERS PRON
1. (emphatic, to avoid ambiguity) → ella
we went to the cinema but she didn'tnosotros fuimos al cine pero ella no
it's she whoes ella quien ...
you've got more money than she hastienes más dinero que ella
Don't translate the subject pronoun when not emphasizing or clarifying:
she's very nicees muy maja
she's a teacheres profesora
2. (frm) she who wishes toquien desee ..., la que desee ...
B. N it's a she (= animal) → es hembra; (= baby) → es una niña
C. CPD she-bear Nosa f
she-cat Ngata f

she

[ˈʃiː](STRONG) [ʃi]
pron
(for girl, woman)elle
She's very nice → Elle est très gentille.
it is she who ... → c'est elle qui ...
there she is! → la voilà!
(for ship, yacht, car)il(elle)
n
it's a she (for baby)c'est une fille; (for animal)c'est une femelle

she

pronsie; (of boats, cars etc)es; she who … (liter)diejenige, die …; it is she (form)sie ist es
nSie f

she

[ʃiː]
1. pers pron
a. (used of people, animals) → lei
she has gone out → è uscita
there she is → eccola
SHE didn't do it → non è stata lei a farlo
b. (used of countries, cars, ships) she does 0 to 60 in 10 secondsha un'accelerazione da 0 a 60 in 10 secondi
2. n it's a she (animal) (fam) (baby) → è una femmina

she

(ʃiː) pronoun
(used only as the subject of a verb).
1. a female person or animal already spoken about. When the girl saw us, she asked the time.
2. any female person. She who runs the fastest will be the winner.
noun
a female person or animal. Is a cow a he or a she?
she-
female. a she-wolf.

she

هِيَ ona hun sie αυτή ella hän elle ona lei 彼女は 그 여자 zij hun ona ela она hon เธอ o cô ấy
References in classic literature ?
She didn't say "perhaps never," but each silently added it, thinking of Father far away, where the fighting was.
Nobody spoke for a minute; then Meg said in an altered tone, "You know the reason Mother proposed not having any presents this Christmas was because it is going to be a hard winter for everyone; and she thinks we ought not to spend money for pleasure, when our men are suffering so in the army.
Mother didn't say anything about our money, and she won't wish us to give up everything.
Margaret, the eldest of the four, was sixteen, and very pretty, being plump and fair, with large eyes, plenty of soft brown hair, a sweet mouth, and white hands, of which she was rather vain.
Meg stopped lecturing, and lighted the lamp, Amy got out of the easy chair without being asked, and Jo forgot how tired she was as she sat up to hold the slippers nearer to the blaze.
She likes it, and it won't cost much, so I'll have some left to buy my pencils," added Amy.
I don't care if Hugo does come at me with a pistol," returned Amy, who was not gifted with dramatic power, but was chosen because she was small enough to be borne out shrieking by the villain of the piece.
Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and her "Ow
muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as she had seen a famous tragedian do.
She was not elegantly dressed, but a noble-looking woman, and the girls thought the gray cloak and unfashionable bonnet covered the most splendid mother in the world.
Meg arranged the tea table, Jo brought wood and set chairs, dropping, over-turning, and clattering everything she touched.
When she passed he made a noise like a small dog whimpering.