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- The term guy is generally restricted to males, as in Was that a guy or a girl?, but the form you guys may be used for groups of any combination of genders whether it is all male, all female or any combination.
- Unlike y'all or the French vous, you guys is typically said only once in a short conversation, thereafter you is used. For example:
- I'm going to be on the outside basketball court at noon if you guys want to practice. You should bring some water because it's going to be hot.
- The most common possessive forms are you guys' and you guys's; your guys's (with a change of you to your) is nonstandard, limited to very colloquial or dialectal speech.
- see the list of other second-person pronouns in you