/ʌs / (say us), weak forms /əs / (say uhs), /əz / (say uhz)

pronoun (personal)
1. the objective case of we.
2. (in non-standard use) (used instead of me or to me): give us that book – I can't reach it.
3. (in non-standard use) (in place of we in apposition with a plural noun or number): us kids; us two.
{Middle English and Old English}
Usage: The use of us detailed in def. 3 has high frequency and wide acceptance even in formal contexts.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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