1) fun the objective case of we, used as a direct or indirect object:
They took us to the circus. She asked us the way[/ex]
2) cvb fun inf (used in place of the pronoun we in the predicate after the verb to be):
It's us![/ex]
3) fun inf (used instead of the pronoun our before a gerund or present participle):
She graciously forgave us spilling the gravy on the tablecloth[/ex]
Etymology: bef. 900; ME, OE, c. OS ūs, OHG usage: See me

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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