There, Their or They’re?

A common mistake in English is when people use similar words in a different context. Some words are pronounced in almost the same way and people get confused sometimes when to use which word.

One of the most common mistakes in English is the use of there, their and they’re in the wrong context. These forms sound similar but have completely different meanings. You can find an overview of the differences below.

therewhen you are talking about a place or locationWhere is he? He is over there.
theirwhen you want to express possessionWhat is this? It is their book.
they’rethey are, from the verb ‘to be’They’re late for school!


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