Definition of us pronoun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əs//
    ; BrE strong form BrE//ʌs//
    ; NAmE strong form NAmE//ʌs//
    (the object form of we)
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  1. 1  used when the speaker or writer and another or others are the object of a verb or preposition, or after the verb be She gave us a picture as a wedding present. We'll take the dog with us. Hello, it's us back again.
  2. 2(British English, informal) me Give us the newspaper, will you?
  3. Word OriginOld English ūs, accusative and dative of we, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch ons and German uns.