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their/there/they're

Their is the possessive form ofthey. There is either an expletive or an adverb. They're is a contraction of they are.


The chemists revised their report.

There are three possible softwaresolutions. [expletive]

The hotel is hard to find, but the committee members areall staying there. [adverb]

They're going to finish the projecttomorrow.


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