Their There and They Are


In this sentence, what "there, their or they're" do I use?


If their is a problem, who should call the parents?

asked Jan 30 '11 at 18:09 sakina New member

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There is used to talk about existence or about location.

ex. There are apples in the bowl. (existence)

ex. The apples are over there, in the bowl. (location)


Their is the possessive pronoun for 'they'.

ex. Their car is white.


They're  is a contraction of two words: 'they' and 'are'.

ex. They're (they are) so happy together; they should get married.


For your sentence, you should use there.


If there is a problem, who should call the parents?


I hope this helps.





link comment answered Jan 30 '11 at 22:17 Kimberly Expert

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