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Silent pictures show us how we lived and what our attitudes were. And as an art form, they can be wonderfully entertaining and often inspirational.
Kevin Brownlow

Meaning of "us" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD US

Old English ūs; related to Old High German uns, Old Norse oss, Latin nōs, Sanskrit nas we.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF US

us  [ʌs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF US

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Us is a pronoun.
The pronoun is a word that replaces other terms that designate people or things at any given moment.

WHAT DOES US MEAN IN ENGLISH?

US (disambiguation)

US or U.S. usually refers to the United States of America, a country in North America. US, U.S., Us, or us may also refer to...

Definition of us in the English dictionary

The definition of us in the dictionary is refers to the speaker or writer and another person or other people. Other definition of us is refers to all people or people in general.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE US

urva
USA
usability
usable
usableness
usably
USAF
usage
usager
usance
USB
USB drive
USB key
USB port
USCG
USDA
USDAW
USDI
use
use up

Synonyms and antonyms of us in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «us» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF US

Find out the translation of us to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of us from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «us» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

我们
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nos
570 millions of speakers

English

us
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हमें
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нас
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nós,nos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আমাদের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kami
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

uns
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

私たちを
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우리를
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kita
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chúng ta
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எங்களுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आम्हाला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bize
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

noi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nas
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нас
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

noi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ons
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oss
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oss
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of us

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «US»

The term «us» is very widely used and occupies the 83 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of us
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «us».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «US» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «us» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «us» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about us

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «US»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word us.
1
Leon Battista Alberti
I will never tire of recommending the custom, practiced by the best architects, of preparing not only drawings and sketches, but also models of wood or any other material. These... enable us to examine... the work as a whole... and, before continuing any further, to estimate the likely trouble and expense.
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Yasser Arafat
The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.
3
Pearl Bailey
A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
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David Baker
That is, the only reason salvation is necessary is to get us back to the garden. The Pentateuch not only presents where we began but also why we are not there any more, and why and how we need to get back.
5
Gary Barlow
We are all lucky to be here, we are lucky to be on stage and have millions of people watch us.
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Luis Barragan
Beauty is the oracle that speaks to us all.
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Majel Barrett
But he knew people and he was head writer for Have Gun Will Travel, and if you took those early Star Treks that we did and put us in a western wardrobe and put us on wagon train going west, we can say the same lines.
8
Susan Brooks
Remarkably, there are leaders in Washington who don't understand why it's so important for us to have a budget.
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Kevin Brownlow
Silent pictures show us how we lived and what our attitudes were. And as an art form, they can be wonderfully entertaining and often inspirational.
10
John Bytheway
Sometimes bad things happen to good people. We don't know the meaning of all things, but we know God loves His children! And because He loves us, He will never desert us.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «US»

Discover the use of us in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to us and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Sky Is Everywhere
Lennie plays second clarinet in the school orchestra and has always happily been second fiddle to her charismatic older sister, Bailey.
Jandy Nelson, 2010
2
The World Without Us
A study of what would happen to Earth if the human presence was removed examines our legacy for the planet, from the objects that would vanish without human intervention to those that would become long-lasting remnants of humankind.
Alan Weisman, 2007
3
Barron's How to Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test
Supplies sample questions from the test for becoming a naturalized citizen, and surveys the information about American history and government covered by the exam. [back cover] BARRON'S HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE U.S. CITIZENSHIP TEST SIXTH ...
Gladys E. Alesi, 2005
4
All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of ...
Through the stories of gaming's greatest innovations and most beloved creations, journalist Harold Goldberg captures the creativity, controversy--and passion--behind the videogame's meteoric rise to the top of the pop-culture pantheon.
Harold Goldberg, 2011
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AP U. S. History Crash Course
Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for an extra history boost, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exam – this is one study guide every AP student must have.
Larry Krieger, 2012
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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others).
Daniel H. Pink, 2011
7
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families
An illustrated portrayal of three Alabama sharecropper families in 1936 examines their everyday existence in poverty.
James Agee, 2001
8
The Sea Around Us
The story of the earth's ocean from its gray beginnings to today with emphasis on ocean life past and present
Rachel Carson, 1989
9
Inside A U.S. Embassy
All-new third edition of the essential guide to the Foreign Service
Shawn Dorman, 2011
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The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of ...
The Chemistry Between Us offers powerful insights into love, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and family life that will prove to be enlightening, controversial, and thought provoking.
Larry Young PhD, Brian Alexander, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «US»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term us is used in the context of the following news items.
1
US Decides to Retaliate Against China's Hacking
Mr. Clapper predicted that the number and sophistication of hacking aimed at the United States would worsen “until such time as we create both the substance ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Ben Affleck Has Been Dating Nanny Christine Ouzounian
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck One month after announcing his split from Jennifer Garner, sources reveal in the new issue of Us Weekly that Ben Affleck has a ... «Us Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Malia Obama Interning on Girls Set This Summer, Working With …
“She's a fan, and she mentioned that to Lena [Dunham] when she came to the White House,” a source close to the production told Us Weekly. “I'm not sure how ... «Us Magazine, Jul 15»
4
In a Rout and a Romp, US Takes World Cup
The United States built a 4-0 lead, was never really threatened as Japan closed the gap to 4-2, and found redemption after losing to Japan in a penalty shootout ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
5
Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Martin Split for Second Time, She …
... for them to part! Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin have split for a second time, Us Weekly exclusively reports in the new issue. PHOTOS: Recent celeb splits. «Us Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner Split After 10 Years of Marriage
... our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time," the couple said in a joint statement to Us Weekly on Tuesday, June 30. "This will ... «Us Magazine, Jun 15»
7
Justin Timberlake Gives Surprise Performance at Wedding of …
Though the event had been planned prior to last week's big announcement, the Supreme Court of the United States' ruling legalizing same-sex marriage made it ... «Us Magazine, Jun 15»
8
Cameron Diaz Is Taking a Sabbatical From Acting to Try for a Baby …
A source tells Us Weekly the actress is taking a year off from making movies to "be a wife and try to have a baby" with husband of five months, Good Charlotte ... «Us Magazine, Jun 15»
9
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Only Had Male Embryos Implanted …
“She only had boy embryos implanted,” says a source close to Kardashian, who confirmed the gender on Monday, June 21, after Us Weekly broke the news. «Us Magazine, Jun 15»
10
Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend Nick Gordon Accused of Assault …
The complaint, obtained by Us Weekly, accuses Gordon, 25, of dragging Bobbi Kristina upstairs by her hair, withdrawing her funds without authorization, and ... «Us Magazine, Jun 15»

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