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Spanish Conjugation Glossary

» usted (singular, unfamiliar, masculine or feminine – you, Sir, Madam, etc)

Usted is a Spanish personal pronoun, which in Spanish conjugation uses the inflected form of the grammatical third person plural.

The pronoun usted translates to the English in various ways, depending on the context, including: you, Sir, Madam. For instance, it translates to the English third person singular he/she (in meaning, the actual translation will vary) when talking about someone indirectly, like in:
Usted busca a sus amigos
The lady looks for her friends
or to the English second person singular you when addressing someone directly, like in:
¿Y usted qué desea comer?
And what would you like to eat, sir?
In both cases usted has a formal, unfamiliar, official or respectful character.

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