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American English: /ju/
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British English: /juː/

Translation of you in Spanish:


  • 1 (sing) 1.1 (as subject — familiar)
    (— formal)
    now you try
    ahora prueba tú/pruebe usted
    ahora probá vos (Central America) (River Plate area)
    I don't think that hat's you
    ese sombrero no te favorece
    if I were you
    yo que tú/que usted
    yo en tu/en su lugar
    yo de ti/de usted (Spain)
    yo que vos (Central America) (River Plate area)
    poor you!
    you liar!
    you and yours
    tú y los tuyos
    1.2 (as direct object — familiar)
    (— formal, masculine)
    (— formal, feminine)
    I saw you, Pete
    te vi, Pete
    I saw you, Mr Russell
    lo vi, señor Russell
    le vi, señor Russell (Spain)
    1.3 (as indirect object — familiar)
    (— formal)
    (— with direct object pronoun present)
    I told you
    te dije/le dije
    I gave it to you
    te lo di/se lo di
    1.4 (after preposition — familiar)
    (— formal)
    for you
    para ti/usted
    para vos (Central America) (River Plate area)
    with you
    contigo/con usted
    she's taller than you
    es más alta que tú
  • 2 (pl) 2.1 (as subject, and after preposition — familiar)
    vosotros, (-tras) (Spain)
    (— formal)
    be quiet, you two
    ustedes dos: ¡cállense!
    vosotros dos: ¡callaos! (Spain)
    come on, you guys! hey! you lot over there! (British English)
    ¡eh, ustedes or (Spain) vosotros allí!
    you liars!
    with you
    con ustedes or (in Spain also) con vosotros/vosotras
    they're taller than you
    son más altos que ustedes
    son más altos que vosotros (Spain)
    2.2 (as direct object — familiar)
    los, (las) (Latin America)
    (— formal, masculine)
    (— formal, feminine)
    I heard you, gentlemen
    los or (in Spain also) les oí, caballeros
    I heard you, boys/girls
    los/las oí, chicos/chicas (Latin America)
    os oí, chicos/chicas (Spain)
    2.3 (as indirect object — familiar)
    (— formal)
    (— with direct object pronoun present)
    I gave you the book
    les or (in Spain also) os di el libro
    I gave it to you
    se or (in Spain also) os lo di
  • 3 (one) 3.1 (as subject)
    uno, (una)
    when she starts crying, you don't know what to do
    cuando se pone a llorar, no sabes qué hacer or uno no sabe qué hacer
    you can't do that here
    aquí uno no puede or no se puede or no puedes hacer eso
    3.2 (as direct object) people stop you in the street and ask for money
    la gente te para en la calle y te pide dinero
    la gente lo para a uno en la calle y le pide dinero
    3.3 (as indirect object) they never tell you the truth
    nunca te dicen la verdad
    nunca le dicen la verdad a uno
    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.
  • 4 (for yourself)
    (American English) [colloq or dialect] (singular)
    you'd better get you some food
    más vale que te compres/se compren or (Spain) os compréis algo de comer

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