Using “Vos” or “Usted” in Costa Rica


  According to the¬†Diccionario¬†panhisp√°nico de dudas,¬†voseo¬†means to use the pronominal¬†‚Äúvos‚ÄĚ form when talking to somebody. Though this has been shown in¬†a previous post to be¬†a phenomenon of the River Plate region, in Costa Rica, as in¬†a great number of countries in the¬†Americas, the pronoun “vos” is¬†adopted when referring to the second person singular. However, contrary […]

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