They’re, there, their. How do you pronounce these words? What do they mean? Let’s find out.
What’s up guys? My name is Shane and today we are talking about they’re, there and their. Yes, they are pronounced exactly the same. They’re. there. Their. Now you try. They’re. There. Their. Now we know how to say them. What do they mean and how do we use them? Let’s find out.
What does this they’re mean? Let’s have a look at an example – they’re walking in the park. This they’re means they are. They are walking in the park.
We say they’re because its shorter and easier.
Let’s have a look at some more examples. They’re going out later. This means they are going out later. What about this one? They’re from Australia. This means they are from Australia. So just remember this they’re means they are.
Look over there. Why do we use this there? We use this there to talk about a certain place or to say that something is in the world, something exists in the world.
Let’s look at some more examples. there is a car outside. I am saying this world has a car outside. What about this one? There are lots of clothes shops on that street. I am saying that street has many clothes shops.
So when we use this there, we normally use it to talk about a certain place or to say something is in the world, something exists in the world.
Let’s look at the last their for today. It’s their house. Why do we use this their? We use this their to show ownership, possession, that something belongs to somebody else.
Normally, this their means for 2 or more people. So If I say it’s their house, I am talking about 2 or more people. I went to their office. Is it my office? No it’s not my office, it’s their office. They own it. How many people? 2 or more.
Okay, one more example, that’s their dog. Is it my dog? No. is it somebody else’s dog? Yes. How many people? 2 or more. So just remember with this their, it’s about ownership and normally it means 2 or more people.
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