you


you
you
W1S1 [jə, ju strong ju:] pron [used as subject or object]
[: Old English; Origin: eow, from ge; YE1]
1.) used to refer to a person or group of people when speaking or writing to them
Hi, Kelly. How are you?
You must all listen carefully.
I have some news for you.
The letter is addressed to both of you.
Did Robin give you the money?
Only you can make this decision.
You idiot!
You boys have got to learn to behave yourselves.
Hey, you over there! Get out of the way!
2.) people in general
You have to be 21 or over to buy alcohol in Florida.
You can never be sure what Emily is thinking.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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