pronoun[second person singular or plural]
- 1Used to refer to the person or people that the speaker is addressing: are you listening? I love youMore example sentences
- If I could have one wish, it would be for you to never stop loving me.
- We will always love you, and revere your amazing grace in that wonderful season.
- If you have a story or information you would like to be included we would love to hear from you.
- 2Used to refer to any person in general: after a while, you get used to itMore example sentences
- It's a more general thing, where you just get gradually drawn in to the centre of the whirlpool.
- There is a general board where you can enter your own ideas for future discussion.
- This leaflet tells you what general line you should take.
you and yours
- You together with your family and close friends.More example sentences
- From my family and I to you and yours, I wish you all a very merry Christmas and a prosperous and successful New Year.
- Do you and yours play the family shopping game, Deception?
- It's much harder to deny someone their legal rights or to consign them to the fires of hell when they are in front of you with their families, looking not that different from you and yours.
you-know-who (or you-know-what)
- Used to refer to someone (or something) known to the hearer without specifying their identity: the minister was later to be sacked by you-know-whoMore example sentences
- So while you-know-who is infatuated with what's-his-name.
- Alan, Jed's older brother, is a lawyer in their father's Toronto firm, hating his profession but saddled with the expectations of his disapproving you-know-who.
- So you-know-who is officially going?
More definitions of youDefinition of you in:
- The British & World English dictionary