there, their and they’re

form and use

form use example
there adverb: denoting a place
pronoun:  introducing a sentence
It’s in my bag over there on the chair
There is a thing you should know
their possessive pronoun I did not want to raise their hopes.
People no longer know their neighbours.
they’re contraction of they and are They’re just kids. Give them a break.
They’re both a little worried about their son.

 

exercises

Can you make the correct choice between there, their and they’re?

If you can, try filling in there, their and they’re correctly.

useful pages

  • exercises for practising the difference between its and it’s
  • exercises for practising possessive pronouns (my/mine/of mine, your/yours/ of yours, etc.)
  • exercises for practising personal adjectives and pronouns (I/me, you, he/him, etc.)