their vs there vs they're

their there they're

Definitions

  • 1) Usage Problem His, her, or its.
  • 2) The possessive case of the personal pronoun they.
  • 3) possessive Belonging to, from, of, or relating to, them.
  • 4) possessive Belonging to someone of unspecified gender.

Definitions

  • 1) That status; that position.
  • 2) That place.
  • 3) That place or point.
  • 4) a location other than here; that place
  • 5) Used especially for emphasis after the demonstrative pronoun that or those, or after a noun modified by the demonstrative that or those.
  • 6) Nonstandard Used for emphasis between a demonstrative meaning “that” or “those” and a noun.
  • 7) obsolete Where, there where, in which place.
  • 8) figuratively In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place.
  • 9) location In a place or location (stated, implied or otherwise indicated) at some distance from the speaker (compare here).
  • 10) location To or into that place; thither.
  • 11) In existence or in this world; see pronoun section below.
  • 12) In a readily accessible or discoverable state.
  • 13) To, into, or toward that place.
  • 14) In that matter.
  • 15) At that stage, moment, or point.
  • 16) At or in that place.
  • 17) In or at that place.
  • 18) To or into that place; thither.
  • 19) In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place.
  • 20) in one place and another.
  • 21) in or at that place
  • 22) in that matter
  • 23) Thence.
  • 24) Used to express victory or completion.
  • 25) Used to offer encouragement or sympathy.
  • 26) Used to express feelings such as relief, satisfaction, sympathy, or anger.
  • 27) (out there) Extremely unconventional or eccentric.
  • 28) (be there for (someone)) To be available to provide help or comfort to someone in a time of difficulty.
  • 29) Used with other verbs, when raised.
  • 30) Used as an expletive subject of be in its sense of “exist”, with the semantic, usually indefinite subject being postponed or (occasionally) implied.
  • 31) no longer productive That.
  • 32) Used with other intransitive verbs of existence, in the same sense, or with other intransitive verbs, adding a sense of existence.
  • 33) colloquial Used to replace an unknown name, principally in greetings and farewells
  • 34) Used to indicate an unspecified person in direct address.
  • 35) Used to introduce a clause or sentence.

Examples

  • 1) People lost their limbs and parts of their bodies.
  • 2) Name one country in history where bolstering people in their prejudices has turned out for the best.
  • 3) They are the experts in medicines and their use and they need to show more leadership.
  • 4) Most rooms are now full and cannot be used for their original purpose.
  • 5) On Friday police escorted him to a safe place after collecting the last of their belongings.
  • 6) Hopefully the findings of this report will help remind people that their actions on the road do have an impact on other drivers.
  • 7) Yesterday they were being allowed into the lower floors to see if their belongings could be salvaged.
  • 8) China invented fireworks but has long prohibited their use because of accidents.
  • 9) This was a particular problem for people paying for their own care.
  • 10) We have also offered to reimburse any expenses they incurred while they were without their belongings.
  • 11) There are lots of stories to explore with the old people and their problems.
  • 12) It is a privilege and an honour to see how these young people overcome their physical disabilities.
  • 13) This is one of only a few clubs in this country where people can have their ambitions fulfilled.
  • 14) He hopes to raise thousands of pounds for charity and to inspire other young people to find their true calling.
  • 15) their main concern is the grandchildren and they hope that people will respect their privacy and remember them in their prayers.
  • 16) Nor has it forgotten that its first duty is to cart a load of people and their luggage from place to place.
  • 17) The egg industry still uses it in their feed as does the American trout industry.
  • 18) Then He tells them to sell all their belongings and give their money to the poor.
  • 19) Some churches charge rent for the use of their property, while others do not.
  • 20) The soldiers inspected the house, found the hiding place and took all their precious belongings.
  • 21) That was under way yesterday as families piled their belongings into cars and pick-up trucks and fled.
  • 22) They also lay their eggs in people 's gardens.
  • 23) And giving older people the opportunity to show how they can use their experience will make all the difference to business in the future.
  • 24) Some people seem to have just upped and left, leaving their belongings behind for the rats and vandals.
  • 25) France used all their replacements.
  • 26) They were the ones pushing out the good guys from the game, guys who used their guts and instincts instead of computers.
  • 27) The animosity between these clubs is well known and Stoke's ability to use that to their advantage proved crucial.
  • 28) ‘It is ghastly for those who tried so hard to make the model work and who have now lost their jobs.’
  • 29) ‘They all wanted to show their grief for the loss of a girl whose life touched so many.’
  • 30) ‘People came out because they felt the power to change the world was in their own hands.’
  • 31) ‘If they win, they will just go on to the next bet and so on until they've lost all their money.’
  • 32) ‘The feedback we get from buyers is that people now have less and less time on their hands.’
  • 33) ‘It was a new form of game show and people were on the edge of their seats, even if it seemed trivial.’
  • 34) ‘Gone are the days when he could read five books and file away their contents in his brain.’
  • 35) ‘All I can do is carry on giving my all for my club and let others make their minds up.’
  • 36) ‘It would not bring their victim back to life and there would just be one more death to mourn.’
  • 37) ‘The surprised look on their faces was a joy to see as I ushered them to the front door.’
  • 38) ‘What they get up to in the privacy of their own kitchens is entirely their own business.’
  • 39) ‘Nothing gets to me more than people who make a big song and dance about having their own way.’
  • 40) ‘They often feel less attachment to the city as a whole than to their own little corner of it.’
  • 41) ‘You walk out of a bar in daylight, and you see people on their way to work, or jogging.’
  • 42) ‘At times it was so cold that they could see their equipment frosting up in front of them.’
  • 43) ‘One group told me that they had been asked to provide their own brooms to sweep the stage.’
  • 44) ‘At the end of the day, he says, their defence teams just did not fight a very good case.’
  • 45) ‘People spend a lot of time making sure their holiday is what they want and is good value.’
  • 46) ‘Problems came to a head on Friday when a can of spray paint was thrown at their front door.’
  • 47) ‘Some veterans have chosen to deal with what they saw by closing it out of their minds.’
  • 48) ‘After their visit, the team decided to go back again to try to do more for the country.’
  • 49) ‘In our society many are crying out to be understood but we fail to hear their voices.’
  • 50) ‘Anyone who wants to voice their displeasure over that lot has to do a lot of voicing.’
  • 51) ‘Why would anyone for the sake of their ego want to change the structure of what is going on?’
  • 52) ‘I am once again reminded, how wrong it is to judge a person by the colour of their skin.’
  • 53) ‘Everybody goes to have a look before making up their own mind where they want to shop.’
  • 54) ‘If your mum clicked with their mum then you would have a new friend whether you liked it or not!’
  • 55) ‘The winner with the most votes gets to spend an hour in the stocks for their humility.’
  • 56) ‘their Majesties were welcomed by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh at the Grand Entrance to Buckingham Palace in London.’
  • 57) ‘their Royal Highnesses arrived shortly after 3.30pm and were introduced to several prominent Members of Parliament, local councillors and leaders.’
  • 58) ‘We were privileged and delighted to receive their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall as official guests on Thursday 24 July.’

Examples

  • 1) there was probably about eight people in there.
  • 2) They were picked apart for the second and there was no back for the third.
  • 3) We were watching knowing we could have done something special there again.
  • 4) there was no reason to go there as we had it covered.
  • 5) You will be convinced the table and the blocks are really there in front of you.
  • 6) Again there is a time lag here.
  • 7) We’re seeing autonomous vehicles and robotic vehicles being used out there.
  • 8) Growing up, there were always certain sartorial carrots dangled in front of me for certain birthdays.
  • 9) She says there was an instant spark between them - now they are set to marry.
  • 10) Are there any people ahead of you who are or are not likely to move?
  • 11) Now there is certain to be an emotional pull as well.
  • 12) Please do not force me to go back in there.
  • 13) there is something calming about a holiday by a lake.
  • 14) From there on it looked like there was only going to be one winner.
  • 15) there seems no reason why they should not get back there again.
  • 16) We used to go there very often.
  • 17) We drive for two hours and there is no end to them.
  • 18) If it takes off there could be a charge in future.
  • 19) They can keep all their things there and play house in their own way.
  • 20) My job is to get out there as a global mother.
  • 21) The young and wealthy are flocking there again after the area took a dip.
  • 22) They are there to stop insurgents escaping.
  • 23) We are just trying to stay there.
  • 24) We do not always see them but they are always there.
  • 25) No one thinks we are anywhere near there yet.
  • 26) But back then if you had something about you then there was the opportunity to make it at your local club.
  • 27) The judges acknowledged that there was no existing evidence of a threat but there was no guarantee that a risk did not exist.
  • 28) Well, there are photographs of us in the same room.
  • 29) Winter rain on the sea is so utterly sobering, especially when there is little wind.
  • 30) there is a person there - a life seeking to establish itself.
  • 31) We've been promised non-linear narratives since HyperCard, and there are some out there*.
  • 32) And down south it was not so cold there and there were many grasslands and savannahs there and there  appeared adot.
  • 33) If there is one person I admire and love for chutzpah, her sex appeal is Kumar the Cross Dresser ..there is none like her , and I dont even know how to contact her ...,this is Kumar the make up artist with his sister ..and me definitely not her brother ha ha ha ha ha
  • 34) Now I must state , the signals where the hijras begged clapping their hands are still there but the hijras have moved on ..and hijras at this level have two alternatives beg or solicit..there is no other job option and Maharashtra with its hoopla of Bandra Sea Link will take another million years to do what Mr Karunanidhi's government has done for the Aravanis the transgender of Tamil Nadu.
  • 35) I am going there now..there better be no line now.
  • 36) But - drumroll please - there was a *hot girl standing there*!
  • 37) The thought of leaving Danny there is heart-wrenching…..but the phone calls have been made and his co-workers arrive to stay with him until he leaves this cold, forbidding freezer of a building…..there is more investigating to do.
  • 38) In cases in which the reasons for an action are dwarfed by the considerations against it, it is usual to report that there is no reason for the action at all; ˜there is a reason to do A™ typically communicates that there is a relatively weighty reason to do A.
  • 39) ‘On Tuesday the post office said that our application would be there by ten at the latest the next morning.’
  • 40) ‘He'd already gone over the hill and Dave told me that he had decided to stay over there.’
  • 41) ‘What still confuses me though is why the people who protest about it every year insist on staying there.’
  • 42) ‘They stayed there for 24 hours with no food and only trees as shelter from the heat.’
  • 43) ‘Firefighters were told by neighbours that the house was empty but two men had been staying there.’
  • 44) ‘He flew out two days after the race and will stay out there for eight weeks.’
  • 45) ‘This is Toronto's oldest hotel and its main claim to fame is that the Beatles once stayed there.’
  • 46) ‘When the mine closed he moved to the Nottingham coalfield and stayed down there.’
  • 47) ‘She went out to Africa to help out a friend for two weeks and then just stayed there for 21 years.’
  • 48) ‘The lives of several animals, which were staying there overnight, were put at risk.’
  • 49) ‘He spent ten weeks there and emerged with a vicious loathing of the legal system that he nurses still.’
  • 50) ‘We then flew down to San Francisco, staying there for a week or so, with a night away at Yosemite.’
  • 51) ‘The first time I saw the episode I just sat there for about ten minutes in complete shock.’
  • 52) ‘If they had not seen him, he would probably have stayed there all night and died of hypothermia.’
  • 53) ‘there are heaps of cottages, and in the two years we were there, we stayed in at least four of them.’
  • 54) ‘After the evening meal he would go to the local pub and stay there until it closed.’
  • 55) ‘We had no idea what they were going to do or how long they intended to keep us there.’
  • 56) ‘Once there, my niece presented Lisa with a picture of the two of us, and tried to pin us down to another visit.’
  • 57) ‘Outside, two men asked me what I was doing, and told me not to come near there again.’
  • 58) ‘They found a little straw but the cold chilled their bones and they lay there sleepless and afraid.’
  • 59) ‘‘It's over there,’ she told him, pointing to it.’
  • 60) ‘Our archives are up there in the attic, but they haven't been sorted into any kind of order.’
  • 61) ‘She's down there at her desk.’
  • 62) ‘The valet parking and car wash service is just there on the left-hand side.’
  • 63) ‘Is that woman over there royalty or something?’
  • 64) ‘And there it is, just across the main street that intersects this one at the center of town.’
  • 65) ‘I was here the other day for rehearsal and I swear to you there was a camera - there it is.’
  • 66) ‘Yep, there it is, underneath the chair on the other side of the room, frozen in the sudden light; a mouse.’
  • 67) ‘Go through the narrow gap between the two big trees and there it is before you.’
  • 68) ‘You could quite easily miss the pub but a quick detour down Main Street and there it is.’
  • 69) ‘Our speech ended there, for Burginde came bumping up the steps with a bucket of warm water.’
  • 70) ‘We have no municipality with a large purse behind it - possibly there lies the cause.’
  • 71) ‘For between his crime and his punishment, there lies the really interesting stuff.’
  • 72) ‘The company had its assets liquidated at the end of 2002, but the story does not end there.’
  • 73) ‘‘Benton,’ he said. there he fell silent.’
  • 74) ‘So writers would be well advised to take separate advice on the legal position there.’
  • 75) ‘‘You have me there,’ I replied after some thought, finally giving in.’
  • 76) ‘I have to take issue with you there.’
  • 77) ‘It was beastly awkward certainly; there I could quite agree with him, and this was the only sympathy he extracted from me.’
  • 78) ‘there is where they differ.’
  • 79) ‘Hello there, can we please have your age, occupation, where you are from and where you are now?’
  • 80) ‘Hey there, old timer!’
  • 81) ‘there goes the last bus of the night.’
  • 82) ‘Hello! I say! You there! Can I assist?’
  • 83) ‘Look, there's your new school.’
  • 84) ‘there goes my boss, leaving for the rest of the day, shortly after lunchtime.’
  • 85) ‘Oh, there goes the doorbell, get that, will you, poor person?’
  • 86) ‘I'd worked so hard to get my new position, and now there was this sudden gap in my life.’
  • 87) ‘By the end of the weekend, there had been ten fatalities in road accidents in Ireland.’
  • 88) ‘Symptoms such as pain or sickness can indicate that there is a more serious problem inside the body.’
  • 89) ‘A rise in the price of a share simply indicates that there is greater demand for those shares.’
  • 90) ‘Police said there were no indications that the collision had been caused by icy conditions.’
  • 91) ‘It is located just off a road, so access is easy, and there are services nearby.’
  • 92) ‘Petrol prices are very high at present and there have been calls for the government to act to reduce them.’
  • 93) ‘At the afternoon showing I attended there was a woman sitting in the row behind me, on her own.’
  • 94) ‘If there are no tickets available, you can still head over to a theatre and join the Wait List line.’
  • 95) ‘I was quite pleased with my performance, but there are things which need improving.’
  • 96) ‘Although his speech was well received there were murmurs of discontent later on in the bar.’
  • 97) ‘We started our own writing group because there was nowhere to study in this area.’
  • 98) ‘As his fame grows and his popularity spreads, there are many traps lying in wait for him.’
  • 99) ‘Even now the process is not complete and there are outstanding issues to be resolved.’
  • 100) ‘I would imagine there will be other roles for him to play in public life in future.’
  • 101) ‘Sam volunteered to go down to evaluate the situation and see if there was anything we could do.’
  • 102) ‘The square attracts many people and there are lots of local people selling their crafts.’
  • 103) ‘Adam and Louise had enjoyed a brief fling in the past and there was still an attraction between them.’
  • 104) ‘In many European countries there are already more mobile phones than there are people.’
  • 105) ‘In the park there were various fairground rides and the usual stalls and attractions.’
  • 106) ‘I don't, you might already have guessed, own a DVD player yet. there, I've said it now.’
  • 107) ‘there, I've said my piece.’
  • 108) ‘there, I hope you're happy, you finally got it out of me!’
  • 109) ‘there, I told you the water was fine. It tastes really good.’
  • 110) ‘If we take pleasure in judging then we are more guilty than the judged. If we feel, 'there, that's shown them' we dishonour Christ.’
  • 111) ‘‘there, there,’ he said quietly. ‘We'll talk about it. You'll be all right.’’
  • 112) ‘‘there, there,’ I comfort. ‘You'll feel better once the culprit is caught.’’
  • 113) ‘there, there. It will soon be over.’
  • 114) ‘there, there, you poor thing. You're gonna survive this, I promise.’

Examples

  • 1) ‘I wonder if he'll complain if they're used against him.’
  • 2) ‘The cheapness and ubiquity of plastics, and the problems caused when they're carelessly thrown away, blind us to the utility and versatility of these marvellously mutable materials.’
  • 3) ‘If they're asking too many personal questions, it's okay not to answer.’
  • 4) ‘they're already here!’
  • 5) ‘Women are more successful at infidelity than men - they're better liars.’
  • 6) ‘they're very useful.’
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