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Tu or tú: when do you put the accent on the 'u'?

What is the difference between "Tu" with and accent mark on the "u" and "Tu" without an accent mark at all, and how do you know which to write in a situation?

Generally, tu only has an accent when used as a subject pronoun (you). When uses as a possessive pronoun (ie. your), it does not have an accent:

y yo tenemos mucho que hacer. You and I have a lot to do.
¿Dónde está tu carro? Where is your car?
Tus cosas están en tu cuarto. Your things are in your room.
vas a venir conmigo. You are coming with me. (The majority of the time, subject pronouns are not used in Spanish)

Fill in the blanks with either tú or tu:

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1. ¿Cúando va a llegar novio? (When is your boyfriend going to arrive?)

2. Vendieron juguetes ayer. (They sold your toys yesterday)

3.¿Vas a poder venir ? (Are you going to be able to come?)

4. y yo debemos ser novios. (You and I should be boyfriend and girlfriend.)



 


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