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your

 (yo͝or, yôr, yər when unstressed)
adj.The possessive form of you
1. Used as a modifier before a noun: your boots; your accomplishments.
2. A person's; one's: The light switch is on your right.
3. Informal Used with little or no sense of possession to indicate a type familiar to the listener: your basic three-story frame house.

[Middle English, from Old English ēower, genitive of , ye; see you.]

your

(jɔː; jʊə; unstressed)
determiner
1. of, belonging to, or associated with you: your nose; your house; your first taste of freedom.
2. belonging to or associated with an unspecified person or people in general: the path is on your left heading north; this lotion is for your head only.
3. informal used to indicate all things or people of a certain type: your part-time worker is a problem.
4. your actual informal Brit (intensifier): here is your actual automatic tin-opener.
[Old English eower, genitive of ye1; related to Old Frisian jūwe, Old Saxon euwa, Old High German iuwēr]

your

(yʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yər)

pron.
1. a form of the possessive case of you used as an attributive adjective: I like your idea. Compare yours.
2. (used to indicate that one belonging or relevant to oneself or to any person): The library is on your left.
3. (used to indicate all members of a group, occupation, etc., or things of a particular type): Take your factory worker, for instance.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English ēower (genitive of ye1), c. Old Saxon iuwar, Old High German iuwēr]
usage: See me.

your

you're
1. 'your'

You use your /jə/ or /jɔː/ to show that something belongs or relates to the person or people that you are speaking to.

Can I borrow your pen?
Where's your father?
2. 'you're'

You are is also sometimes pronounced /jɔː/. When you write down what someone says, you write this as you're. Don't write it as 'your'.

You're quite right.
You're not an expert.
Translations
tvůjváš
dinditDeres
sinun
tvoj
-ja, -je-uk
á meîal okkaraî mínu álitiòinn, ykkar
あなたの君の
당신의
tuusvester
Jus gerbiantisJūsųnuoširdžiai Jūsųsu pagarbatavo
jūsutavs
uprostred
tvojvaš
din
ของคุณ ของท่าน
của bạn

your

[ˈjʊəʳ] POSS ADJ
1. (belonging to one person)
1.1. (familiar) (= with singular noun) → tu; (with plural noun) → tus
your book/tabletu libro/mesa
your friendstus amigos
it's your gote 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!
1.2. (formal) (with singular noun) → su; (with plural noun) → sus
your book/tablesu libro/mesa
your friendssus amigos
it's your goes 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)
2.1. (familiar, with singular noun) → vuestro/a (Sp), su (LAm); (with plural noun) → vuestros/as (Sp), sus (LAm)
your housevuestra casa (Sp), su casa (LAm)
you can leave your bags in this roompodéis dejar las or vuestras bolsas en esta habitación (Sp), pueden dejar las or sus bolsas en esta habitación (LAm)
would you like to wash your hands?¿queréis lavaros las manos?
2.2. (formal) (with singular noun) → su; (with plural noun) → sus
your housesu casa
you can leave your bags in this roompueden 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 healthperjudica la salud

your

[ˈjɔːr ˈjʊər](STRONG) [jər] adj
(familiar form)ton(ta), tes pl; (polite form)votre, vos pl; (plural form)votre, vos pl
I like your new haircut → J'aime bien ta nouvelle coupe de cheveux.
Excuse me, is this your seat? → Excusez-moi, est-ce votre place?
Would you like to wash your hands?
BUT Est-ce que vous voulez vous laver les mains?.
Do you want to wash your hair?
BUT Est-ce que tu veux te laver les cheveux?.
(referring to people in general) (= one's)
This is where you buy your tickets → C'est là qu'on achète ses tickets.
Pain-killers are useful to bring your temperature down → Les analgésiques sont utiles pour faire baisser la température.

your

poss adj
(German familiar form) (sing) → dein/deine/dein; (pl) → euer/eure/euer; (German polite form: sing, pl) → Ihr/Ihre/Ihr; your mother and fatherdeine/Ihre Mutter und dein/Ihr Vater; one of your friendseiner deiner/Ihrer Freunde, einer von deinen/Ihren Freunden; the climate here is bad for your healthdas Klima hier ist ungesund or ist nicht gut für die Gesundheit ? majesty, worshipetc
(= typical)der/die/das; your average Englishmander durchschnittliche Engländer

your

[jʊəʳ] poss adj
a. sgil/la tuo/a pli/le tuoi/tue; (sg, polite form) → il/la suo/a pli/le suoi/sue plil/la vostro/a pli/le vostri/e; (sg, polite, very formal) → il/la loro; (pl) → i/le loro
your house → la tua (or sua ) casa
your brother → tuo (or suo ) fratello
b. (impersonal, one's) it's bad for your healthdanneggia la salute
your average Italian → l'italiano medio

your

(joː) , ((American) juər) adjective
belonging to you. your house/car.
yours (joːz) , ((American) juərz) pronoun
something belonging to you. This book is yours; Yours is on that shelf.
yourˈself (-ˈselvz) plural yourˈselves pronoun
1. used as the object of a verb or preposition when the person(s) spoken or written to is/are the object(s) of an action he/they perform(s). Why are you looking at yourselves in the mirror?; You can dry yourself with this towel.
2. used to emphasize you. You yourself can't do it, but you could ask someone else to do it.
3. without help etc. You can jolly well do it yourself!
yours (faithfully/sincerely/truly)
expressions written before one's signature at the end of a letter.

your

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