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Us can be the object of a verb or preposition. You use us to refer to yourself and one or more other people.
In standard English, don't use 'us' as the object of a sentence when we is the subject. Don't say, for example, 'We bought us some drinks'. You say 'We bought ourselves some drinks'.
|Noun||1.||US - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776|
multiple voting - the act of voting in more than one place by the same person at the same election (illegal in U.S.)
snake dance - a ceremonial dance (as by the Hopi) in which snakes are handled or invoked
reallotment, reapportionment, reallocation - a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
trust busting - (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)
Boston Tea Party - demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea
recall - the act of removing an official by petition
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
water spaniel - any dog of two large curly-coated breeds used for hunting waterfowl
maquiladora - an assembly plant in Mexico (near the United States border); parts are shipped into Mexico and the finished product is shipped back across the border
slave market - a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
totem - emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)
southernism - an attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US)
shamanism - any animistic religion similar to Asian shamanism (especially as practiced by certain Native American tribes)
Social Security number - the number of a particular individual's Social Security account
joint resolution - a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
Bill of Rights - a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
Athabascan, Athapaskan language, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan - a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
inaugural, inaugural address - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
tart - a small open pie with a fruit filling
teacake - any of various small cakes or cookies often served with tea
partridge - flesh of either quail or grouse
cola, dope - carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
combination in restraint of trade - (law) any monopoly or contract or combination or conspiracy intended to restrain commerce (which are illegal according to antitrust laws of the United States)
State Department - a department of government in one of the 50 states
department of the federal government, federal department, federal office - a department of the federal government of the United States
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
nation - a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes); "the Shawnee nation"
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
county - (United States) the largest administrative district within a state; "the county plans to build a new road"
eastern United States, East - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
Pacific Northwest - a region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia
USN ABBR =United States the US → EE.UU., Estados Unidos
in the US → en Estados Unidos
the US Army/government → el Ejército/gobierno estadounidense
they helped us → nos ayudaron
look at us! → ¡míranos!
give it to us → dánoslo
they gave us some brochures → nos dieron unos folletos
see if you can find us some food → mira a ver si nos encuentras algo de comer
why don't you come with us? → ¿por qué no vienes con nosotros?
several of us → varios de nosotros
he is one of us → es uno de nosotros
both of us → los dos
they are older than us → son mayores que nosotros
as for us English, we → en cuanto a nosotros los ingleses, ...
it's us → somos nosotros
US[ˌjuːˈɛs] (=United States)
the US → les États-Unis mpl
I arrived in the US in 1976 → Je suis arrivé aux États-Unis en 1976.
us[ˈʌs](STRONG) [əs] pron
They helped us → Ils nous ont aidés.
They gave us a map → Ils nous ont donné une carte.
There wasn't room for us all → Il n'y avait de place pour nous tous.
They need us → Ils ont besoin de nous.
neither of us → aucun(e) d'entre nous
Neither of us forgot about it → Aucun d'entre nous n'a oublié.
USabbr of United States → USA pl
us[ʌs] pers pron pl
they saw us → ci hanno visto
they're older than us → sono più vecchi di noi
we had some suitcases with us → avevamo con noi delle valigie
let's go → andiamo
us Scots → noialtri Scozzesi
us→ الوَلايَاتُ الـمُتَّحِدَة, نا námi, USA os, USA uns, USA Η.Π.Α., μας EE.UU., nos me, USA nous, USA mi, SAD noi, Stati Uniti 私たちを, 米国 US, 우리를 ons, VS oss, USA nas, Stany Zjednoczone EUA, nós,nos нас, Соединенные Штаты oss, USA เรา, สหรัฐอเมริกา biz, Devletleri chúng ta, nước Mỹ 我们, 美国
- Could you show us around?
- Would you take a picture of us, please?
- Let's play soccer (US)
Let's play football (UK)
- Let's go horseback riding (US)
Let's go horse riding (UK)
- Let's go cycling
- Let's go swimming
- We'd like to see nobody but ourselves all day! (US)
We'd like to see nobody but us all day! (UK)
- Please call us if you're going to be late (US)
Please call us if you'll be late (UK)