us

us
/us/, pron.
1. the objective case of we, used as a direct or indirect object: They took us to the circus. She asked us the way.
2. Informal. (used in place of the pronoun we in the predicate after the verb to be): It's us!
3. Informal. (used instead of the pronoun our before a gerund): She graciously forgave us spilling the gravy on the tablecloth.
[bef. 900; ME, OE; c. G, Goth uns]
Usage. 2, 3. See me.

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Universalium. 2010.

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