you

you [ weak jə, weak ju, strong ju ] function word ***
You can be used in the following ways:
as a subject or object pronoun:
What do you want?
I like you.
I'll make the tea for you.
as a determiner:
You children had better go to bed now.
1. ) used for referring to the person or people that you are talking or writing to:
Do you like oranges?
I can't really trust you, can I?
Is there anything I can do to show you how sorry I am?
I want to go to my room, if you don't mind.
I'll give it to you if you want it.
Tonight you men can wash the dishes.
I didn't see you girls sitting there.
2. ) used for referring to people in general:
He wasn't very good-looking, but you could tell he thought he was.
When you're with him, he makes you feel very important.
If you exercise every day, you'll feel a lot better.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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