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What's the difference between there, their, or they're? I don't think you reall

  1. profile image45
    marykh14posted 7 years ago

    What's the difference between there, their, or they're?  I don't think you really know!

  2. Torch Harrison profile image83
    Torch Harrisonposted 7 years ago

    Yep.  Sure is...unless my English teachers got it all wrong.

    There is singular or plural in usage.
    Their is possessive and only used as a pronoun.
    They're (they are) is a contraction.

  3. nadp profile image76
    nadpposted 7 years ago

    "There" is a noun, and refers to a location.

    "Their" is an adjective indicating possession by more than one.

    "They're" is a contraction for "they are", which actually can be considered a complete statement the noun is "they" and the verb is "are".  More often, though it is part of a statement that also includes modifiers.

  4. kasparaskari profile image51
    kasparaskariposted 7 years ago

    To put it really simply,

    There: for a place.
    example: I put the pencil over there.
    Their: to show ownership.
    example:That is their cat.
    They're: literally "they are"
    example: They're buying that house.

    *literally: They are buying that house

    just for fun: They're finding their house over there.