"We have us a great idea."


"We have us a great idea."


I heard the sentence in a movie, and although it is informal,  it is used nowadays. And "us" is in place of "ourselves". Is this true? Thank you for your help and time as usual.

edited Sep 19 '12 at 02:30 Hans Contributor

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If you heard it in a movie, the character was probably being snidely humorous... or uninteligent. The proper sentence is simply: "We have a great idea."

link comment answered Sep 19 '12 at 03:43 mysticete Contributor

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