View Poll Results: "They are going shopping" can be written as:

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  • There going shopping

    25 1.87%
  • Their going shopping

    29 2.16%
  • They're going shopping

    1,286 95.97%
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    Default Re: Contractions: They Are

    Thaey are going for shoping is only correct because "they" only indicates living thing. because living thing will only go for shopping.

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    Question Re: Contractions: They Are

    Quote Originally Posted by geetha reddy View Post
    Thaey are going for shoping is only correct because "they" only indicates living thing. because living thing will only go for shopping.
    I totally disagree with you. Only going shopping is correct.
    Last edited by Dawood Usmani; 18-Nov-2009 at 11:42.

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    i am beginning a sentence :) right?

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    Default Re: Contractions: They Are

    OK, "they're". But what about these:

    There, going shopping, were Dick and Julian.
    They were very apologetic about their going shopping and leaving the baby alone.

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    Context is all!

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    I think that they're going shooping is the correct answer

    but I want to make sure that my answer is correct

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    Default Re: Contractions: They Are

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    OK, "they're". But what about these:

    There, going shopping, were Dick and Julian.
    They were very apologetic about their going shopping and leaving the baby alone.

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    Context is all!

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    Both sentences are correct.

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    it's very simply
    They're going shopping

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    this is very easy
    (they're)

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    They're

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