When speaking directly to another person, use the pronoun "you."
The word "you" is also used when talking to more than one person:
Then there’s the indefinite form for "you." This is very useful because it can be used in talking about any person or group of people, directly or indirectly:
Here’s a video on the use of you as an indefinite pronoun:
One more thing. Remember that "you" is the subject in sentences that are in the imperative form (commands):
For more help with the pronoun "you," click here.
Some students have problems pronouncing the "y" sound. Click here if that’s you.
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This page was first published on September 15, 2012. It was updated on August 28, 2015.