you

strong /ju:/ (used as a subject or an object)
1 the person or people someone is speaking or writing to: You look nice, Sally. | You must all listen carefully. | I can see you. | Did Robin give the money to you? | I told you this would happen. | Only you can make this decision.
2 people in general: You have to be careful with people you don't know. | You can't learn to ride a horse by reading books about it.
3 used with nouns or phrases when you are talking to or calling someone: You boys have got to learn to behave yourselves. | You twit! | Hey, you over there! Get out of the way!

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • You — (stressed /IPA|jü/; unstressed [IPA|jə] ) is the second person personal pronoun in Modern English. Ye was the original nominative form; the oblique/objective form is you (functioning originally as both accusative and dative), and the possessive… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • You — ([=u]), pron. [Possess. {Your} ([=u]r) or {Yours} ([=u]rz); dat. & obj. {You}.] [OE. you, eou, eow, dat. & acc., AS. e[ o]w, used as dat. & acc. of ge, g[=e], ye; akin to OFries. iu, io, D. u, G. euch, OHG. iu, dat., iuwih, acc., Icel. y[eth]r,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • You FM — Allgemeine Informationen Empfang analog terrestrisch, Kabel, Satellit Webradio …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • YOU — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «YOU» Sencillo de Ayumi Hamasaki del álbum A Song for XX Publicación 10 de junio, 1998 Formato CD …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • You — steht für: den Kreis You (chin. 攸县; Pinyin: Yōu Xiàn) der bezirksfreien Stadt Zhuzhou in der chinesischen Provinz Hunan, siehe You (Zhuzhou) Du (Personalpronomen), als deutsche Übersetzung des englischen You YOU steht für: YOU (Jugendmesse), die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • YOU! — ist ein in Österreich erscheinendes katholisches Jugendmagazin. Es wird seit 1993 sechsmal im Jahr herausgegeben. Das Blatt wird in Österreich, Deutschland und der Schweiz ausschließlich über Abonnement bzw. über Zeitschriftenstände in Pfarren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • You Am I — Pays d’origine  Australie Genre musical Rock alternatif Années d activité 1989 présent Labels …   Wikipédia en Français

  • you — O.E. eow, dative and accusative plural of þu (see THOU (Cf. thou)), objective case of ge, ye (see YE (Cf. ye)), from W.Gmc. *iuwiz (Cf. O.N. yor, O.S. iu, O.Fris. iuwe, M.Du., Du. u, O.H.G …   Etymology dictionary

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