Translation of them in Spanish:
pronounAmerican English: /ðɛm/ , /ðəm/ British English: /ðɛm/ , /ðəm/
- 1 1.1 (as direct object)(referring to people)where did you buy them
los or (in Spain also) les
las¿dónde los/las compraste?he has two sons, do you know them?tiene dos hijos ¿los or (in Spain also) les conoces?Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (as indirect object)
- Many of them feel excluded from a number of opportunities that the rest of us take for granted.
- She was wise enough to realize that most of them were interested only in what they could get out of her.
- How many of you, as kids, read these insane stories and believed them to be true?
(with direct object pronoun present)I lent them some money
- When you have a child, you have this unconditional love for them.
- Telling someone you love them is not enough; you have to act in such a way to back that up else it simply isn't true.
- When a child has gone out into the world without quite the right tools to deal with it, you love them even more.
seles presté dineroI lent it to themse lo prestégive them the bookdales el librogive it to themdáselo1.3 (after preposition) for/with thempara/con ellos/ellasthere were four of themeran cuatroshe's older than themes mayor que ellos
- 3 (indefinite person or persons) there's someone at the door, shall I show them in?hay alguien en la puerta ¿lo hago pasar?if anyone calls, tell them that …si llama alguien, dile que …
- 4 (for themselves)(American English) [colloq or dialect]they ought to get them a car
sedeberían comprarse un coche
adjectiveAmerican English: /ðɛm/ , /ðəm/ British English: /ðɛm/ , /ðəm/
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