Writing Tips: Spot the Difference (5): There vs Their vs They’re

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Writing Tips: Spot the Difference (5): There vs Their vs They’re

This is probably the most common that I see on a regular basis.

There
Indicating a definite or abstract location.

Their
Indicating possession; ownership.

They’re
Abbreviated form of “They are”

They’re going over there to collect their lunch.

This is one of the more important differences. I see this on a daily basis and it’s quite bizarre, the difference is so pronounced.

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Submeg

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