Contractions: They Are

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Red5

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Choose which is the correct short form.
 

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they'r going shopping
( they are going shopping )>> present continuos

eX:
I am going fishing
he is playing football
we are watching TV
 

arakolay

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Please watch out. Even natives frequently mistake these contractions. In this sentence you must use They're.
 

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Sure, they're going shopping is correct.
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Hi Red5.........help me:cry:.why we cannot use the preposition 'for' after going.....going for shopping or going for fishing.
 

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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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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.
 
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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.

?

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:roll:
 

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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.:-D
 

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