Translation of them in Spanish:


los, pron.

Pronunciation /ðɛm/ /ðəm/


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    • 1.1(as direct object)

      (referring to people) los
      (referring to people) les Spain
      (referring to people) las
      where did you buy them ¿dónde los/las compraste?
      • he has two sons, do you know them? tiene dos hijos ¿los conoces?
      • Many of them feel excluded from a number of opportunities that the rest of us take for granted.
      • She was wise enough to realize that most of them were interested only in what they could get out of her.
      • How many of you, as kids, read these insane stories and believed them to be true?
      • She sews a piece of coloured cotton on the tops of her socks so she can match them easily.
      • About half of them cannot read, so all teaching is verbal or from diagrams scratched in the sand.
      • Many of us, if we are honest, will skip these lists, or at least read them very quickly!
      • The smart way is to identify easier questions, and attempt as many of them as you can.
      • Some of them are difficult to read though as the sun has bleached them over the years.
      • She had met many film stars of the era and regaled us with stories of her time with them.
      • One ought to indulge them, because all in all I reckon they do a pretty good job.
      • She left a note telling her parents and friends how much she loved them.
      • So put those dates in your diary or pass them on to friends or relatives who visit at that time.
      • She admitted using the cards on 19 occasions saying she had been given them by a friend.
      • At the same time teenagers do want boundaries of some sort and they do want us to love them.
      • After the class she left with a girl friend and was on her way to a games lesson when the boy and one of his friends joined them.
      • They have all grown up into nice people and I'm confident they love me as much as I love them.
      • She has insisted she is never soft on her friends when interviewing them on television.
      • Reading aloud to children at a young age can give them a lifelong love of literature.
      • I made a trip to Edinburgh to visit a couple of friends to talk to them about my ideas.
      • The problem is that Lee actually likes some of these boys, and wants to remain friends with them.
      • When you have a child, you have this unconditional love for them.
      • Telling someone you love them is not enough; you have to act in such a way to back that up else it simply isn't true.
      • When a child has gone out into the world without quite the right tools to deal with it, you love them even more.
      • It is not uncommon for the sibling of a child with autism to simply feel their parents do not love them as much.
      • Can you ever believe someone who stole from you and cheated you after you gave them your love?
      • We feel strongly that a child does not have to be genetically ours for us to be able to love them.

    • 1.2(as indirect object)

      (with direct object pronoun present) se
      I lent them some money les presté dinero
      • I lent it to them se lo presté
      • give them the book dales el libro
      • give it to them dáselo

    • 1.3(after preposition)

      for/with them para/con ellos/ellas
      • there were four of them eran cuatro
      • she's older than them es mayor que ellos

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    (emphatic use)
    that'll be them deben de ser ellos
    • it was them that suggested it fueron ellos quienes lo sugirieron
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    (indefinite person or persons)
    there's someone at the door, shall I show them in? hay alguien en la puerta ¿lo hago pasar?
    • if anyone calls, tell them that … si llama alguien, dile que …
  • 4US informal, dialect

    (for themselves)
    they ought to get them a car deberían comprarse un coche


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    one of them new-fangled machines una de esas máquinas modernas