you - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
determiner, pronoun strong

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/juː/
 weak

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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. 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. 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.