View Poll Results: They took ____ time.

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  • they're

    27 3.57%
  • there

    59 7.79%
  • their

    671 88.64%
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  1. clevercells's Avatar
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    #11

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    This is my computer not their computer, they're intending to take it with them so there will be no computer left here.

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    #12

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    Nice topic


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    #13

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    i think it is easy -their-

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    #14

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    Their: is possesive pronoun, you use it when you want to say that something belongs to a group of people in which you are not included.

    Ex: Their house is the one at the corner.

    There: this is an adverb, you use it when you want to point out a thing. You use it if you want tell somebody where something or somebody is.

    Ex: There is the pen.

    They're: this is the contraction of "They Are".

    Hope this helps! ..

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    #15

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    Their is a possessive pronoun.

    They're is a subject pronoun plus a contracted verb.

    There can be an adverb of place or a noun of location.

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    #16

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    I absolutely agree with Mihai_alexandru

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    #17

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    I keep seeing this being done wrong, by supposed natural English speakers as well. If they stopped to think what they're trying to say, would they get it right?

    their - something that belongs to them
    there - referring to a place, answer to where
    they're
    - short for they are

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    #18

    Re: Their\there\they're 1

    The correct answer is "their"

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