s (puddleofglass) wrote in linguaphiles,
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"we" means...

English is my mother tongue, and although I love it dearly, sometimes there are just some tiny problems that come up. I find that they can always be solved, but still...

The example that popped up today was the word "we". Sometimes I want to use it twice in a sentence, once meaning "you and I" and another time meaning "someone else and I". Obviously I can avoid confusion by saying who I'm referring to, but there has to be an easier way! =P

Are there languages that make this distinction? Or other different pronoun distinctions? Which are they?
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