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    Difference between ''their'' and ''they are'' in usage

    What is the difference between ''their'' and ''they are'' in usage

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    Re: Difference between ''their'' and ''they are'' in usage

    Quote Originally Posted by Julius J. Lema View Post
    What is the difference between ''their'' and ''they are'' in usage
    They are completely different.

    "They are on holiday so I'm looking after their dog."

    Does that help you to understand?

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    Re: Difference between ''their'' and ''they are'' in usage

    They are is often abbreviated "They're" and while it sounds like "their" (and many native speakers do mix this up) they are unrelated.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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