their/there

by AJ

I always get mixed up between their and there. How do you keep them straight?

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Oct 30, 2011
There and Their
by: Audrey

Hello AJ,

For me, there is an easy way to remember not only their and there, but also where and were. I use the concept of place.

The word here, refers to place. That means that tHERE and wHERE are also words about place.

Of course, sometimes we say things like, There are more sunny days than cloudy days. In this case, there is not referring to a place, but I just remember that the other word (their) is always a possessive and only a possessive.

I hope this helps.

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