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HIM

abbr.
Her (or His) Imperial Majesty

him

 (hĭm)
pron.The objective case of he1
1. Used as the direct object of a verb: They saw him at the meeting.
2. Used as the indirect object of a verb: They offered him a ride.
3. Used as the object of a preposition: This telephone call is for him.
4. Informal Used as a predicate nominative: It's him. See Usage Note at I1.
5. Nonstandard Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb: He bought him some new clothes. See Note at me.
n.
A male: The dog is a him.

[Middle English, from Old English, dative sing. of , he; see ko- in Indo-European roots.]
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him

(hɪm; unstressed ɪm)
pron (objective)
1. refers to a male person or animal: they needed him; she baked him a cake; not him again!.
2. chiefly US a dialect word for himself: he ought to find him a wife.
[Old English him, dative of he1]
Usage: See at me1

HIM

abbreviation for
His (or Her) Imperial Majesty
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

him

(hɪm)

pron.
1. the objective case of he, used as a direct or indirect object: I'll see him tomorrow. Give him the message.
2. (used instead of the pronoun he in the predicate after the verb to be): It's him.
3. (used instead of the pronoun his before a gerund or present participle): We were surprised by him wanting to leave.
n.
4. Informal. a male: Is the new baby a her or a him?
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, dat. of he1]
usage: See he1, me.

H.I.M.

Her Imperial Majesty; His Imperial Majesty.
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him

Him can be the object of a verb or preposition. You use him to refer to a man, boy, or male animal that has already been mentioned, or whose identity is known.

He asked if you'd call him when you got in.
There's no need for him to worry.

Be Careful!
Don't use 'him' as the indirect object of a sentence when you are referring to the same person as the subject. Instead use himself.

He poured himself a drink.
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Translations
إياه: ضَمير المَفعول بِهضَمِيرُ الـمُفرَدُ الغَائِبُه
homuním
ham
loéllele (direct object)él (after prep)
hän
njega
neki
gott hjá òér!hann
彼を
그 남자를
jamjamejuopats
viņamviņu
homuním
njega
honom
เขาผู้ชาย
onaonuonu, ona
anh ấy

him

[hɪm] PRON
1. (= direct object) → lo, le (Sp)
I saw himlo vi
look at him!¡míralo!
I have never seen HIMa él no lo or (also Sp) le he visto nunca
2. (= indirect object) → le; (combined with direct object pron) → se
you must tell him the truthtienes que decirle la verdad
yes of course I gave him the booksí, claro que le di el libro
yes of course I gave them to himsí, claro que se los di
I gave the book to HIM not his sisterle di el libro a él no a su hermana
I'm speaking to HIM not youle estoy hablando a él, no a ti
give it to him when you go to Liverpooldáselo cuando vayas a Liverpool
I gave it to HIM not Charlottese lo di a él no a Charlotte
3. (after prep, in comparisons, with verb "to be") → él
she thought of himpensó en él
without himsin él
I'm going with himvoy con él
he was carrying it on himlo llevaba consigo
if I were himyo que él
younger than himmás joven or menor que él
it's himes él
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

him

[ˈhɪm ˈɪm] pron
[+ direct object] → le, l' before word starting with a vowel or before mute h
I can see him → Je le vois.
I saw him → Je l'ai vu.
Look at him! → Regarde-le!
(indirect object)lui
Give him a book → Donne-lui un livre.
I gave him a book → Je lui ai donné un livre.
I told him the truth → Je lui ai dit la vérité.
(stressed, after preposition)lui
after him → après lui
I'm going with him → Je vais avec lui.
She sat next to him → Elle s'est assise à côté de lui.
I gave the bag to him → Je lui ai donné le sac.
I'm older than him → Je suis plus âgé que lui.
It's him → C'est lui.
Not him again! → Encore lui !
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

him

pers pron
(dir obj, with prep +acc) → ihn; (indir obj, with prep +dat) → ihm; (when he is previously mentioned in clause) → sich; with his things around himmit seinen Sachen um sich
(emph)er; it’s himer ists; who, him?wer, er?
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

him

[hɪm] pers pron
a. (direct, unstressed) → lo, l'+ vowel; (stressed) → lui
I hear him → lo sento
I heard him → l'ho sentito
I've never seen HIM → lui, non l'ho mai visto
b. (indirect) → gli
I gave him the book → gli ho dato il libro
I spoke to him → gli ho parlato
c. (after prep, in comparatives) → lui
without him → senza di lui
I was thinking of him → pensavo a lui
he had a case with him → aveva con sé una valigia
if I were him → se fossi in lui
it's him → è lui
I'm older than him → sono più vecchio di lui
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

him

(him) pronoun
(used as the object of a verb or preposition) a male person or animal already spoken about. I saw him yesterday; I gave him a book; I came with him.
himˈself pronoun
1. used as the object of a verb or preposition when a male person or animal is the object of an action he performs. He kicked himself; He looked at himself in the mirror.
2. used to emphasize he, ~him or the name of a male person or animal. John himself played no part in this.
3. without help etc. He did it himself.

see also he, ~his.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

him

ضَمِيرُ الـمُفرَدُ الغَائِبُ ho ham ihn αυτόν lo hän lui njega lui 彼を 그 남자를 hem ham jego ele его honom เขาผู้ชาย onu, ona anh ấy
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