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there

there

 
pronunciation:
theIr
parts of speech:
adverb, pronoun, noun, interjection, adjective
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in, at, or to that place.
Be there by morning.Go there now.
definition 2: at that point.
Stop right there.
definition 3: in that matter.
You are wrong there.
definition 4: used to direct someone's attention to the existence of something or someone in a particular location.
There it is, on the top shelf.There they are! They're in that blue car.
 
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: used to express the notion of existence or occurrence.
There is some milk in the refrigerator.There was a terrible storm last night.There will be a meeting Tuesday morning.
definition 2: that place.
She sleeps in there.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that place.
I come from there also.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used to indicate finality or to emphasize a feeling.
There! I told you so.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: used to give emphasis.
I mean that woman there.
definition 2: used to express consolation.
There now, don't cry.
Homophone Note
The words there and their, and the contraction they're ("they are"), all sound alike but have different meanings.