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OVERVIEW OF PRONOUN WE.
1 — used to refer to the speaker and another person or group of people as the subject of a verb. We had a party at work. If you are ready, we can get started. We would like a table for two. What are we having for dinner? We are sharing a pizza. What are you having? Let us know where we should meet you.
2 a — used to refer to the company, business, organization, etc., that the speaker works for or is involved with. We will publish the answers in next week’s issue. We close for a week in July every year. We are only open until noon today.
2 b. formal — used like I by a king or queen “We welcome you,” said the queen to her visitors.
3. people in general:
We must learn to forgive those who hurt us.
4. you — used in speech when trying to persuade or encourage someone to do or say something “How are we feeling today?,” the nurse asked the patient. Be very quiet, children. We don’t want to wake Daddy, do we? A little edgy, are we?
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