Местоимение we имеет два значения: оно может и включать, и исключать слушающего. Сравните:

Are we late, Mary? - Мы не опоздали, Мэри?

No, I hope we are not. - Надеюсь, что мы не oпоздали.

Are we late, Mary? - Мы не опоздали, Мэри?

Yes, you are. - Да, вы опоздали.


We’d have meat.
We’d succeeded!
We’d best get on.
We’d all live forever.
We’d have some privacy.
We’d always kept in touch.
We’d like to see the body.
We’d only met once, years ago.
We’d been dating for two months.
We’d appreciate your cooperation.
We’d be happy to meet you wherever-”
We’d planned to bury her in the spring.
We’d stayed up most of the night, in fact.
We’d do anything to protect it, if we could.
We’d rather have your voluntary cooperation.
We’d finally reached the bottom of the stairs.
We’d have seen him as we came down the street.
We’d broken the rules about interoffice romances.

We’d met at a rally-kind of a conference for artists.

We’d gone out a few times, burger joints, pizza places.
We’d come to my parking garage and I stopped by the gate.
We’d first met in Texas when I was ten and he was seven.
We’d stand and rest until the leeches began working into our socks.
We’d been arguing about her spending so much time in the online world.


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