Differences between English and Spanish subject case pronouns To use pronouns correctly, it's helpful to have a basic understanding of the differences between English and Spanish subject case pronouns. Some of the pronouns are easy to translate. The first person singular pronoun I in English is used exactly like the Spanish word yo, except that yo is always lowercase unless it starts a sentence. However, the corresponding first person plural pronoun we doesn't indicate gender in English. The Spanish first person plural pronoun nosotros is typically used to express we unless there is absolute certainty that the group of people that we represents is 100 percent female. Nosotras is the feminine version of nosotros and is used when we are all girls. It is tempting to abbreviate nosotros or nosotras, but you should not do so. The word
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person plural pronoun, person singular pronoun