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Orthographically similar words

ether, heir, other, theirs, there, There, therm, Third, third, thirl Ether, Thein, Theiß, Äther

Related search terms

ye, theirs, y'all, youse, her, yous, you-all, its, hers

Grammar

'they're', 'their' und 'there'
Weil sie gleich ausgesprochen werden, werden they're, their und there gelegentlich durcheinandergebracht. Dabei haben alle drei Wörter ganz unterschiedliche Bedeutungen: • they're ist eine Kurzform von they are • their ist ein adjektivisches Possessivpronomen und bedeutet ihr(e) usw. • there ist ein Adverb mit der Bedeutung dort, dorthin; es wird auch in Ausdrücken wie there is oder there are verwendet (= es gibt, es sind)
Adjektivische Possessivpronomen nach unbestimmten Pronomen und geschlechtsneutralen Substantiven
Nach unbestimmten Pronomen und geschlechtsneutralen Substantiven kann man als adjektivisches Possessivpronomen entweder his or her (etwas umständlich und in der Häufung stilistisch unschön) oder their (grammatikalisch unlogisch, aber stilistisch durchaus akzeptabel) verwenden.
Wortstellung von 'a / an' bei Entsprechungen für "ein eigener" etc.
Die üblichen englischen Entsprechungen von ein eigener / eine eigene / ein eigenes usw. lauten: • a / an + Substantiv + of my / your / his/ her / its / our / their own • my / your / his / her / its / our / their own + Substantiv
Knifflige Einzelfälle
Die Gefahr der falschen Verwendung besteht insbesondere bei it's – its, you're – your, who's – whose und they're – their – there

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their skin - their skinsLast post 22 Sep 08, 22:20
Hallo liebe Leute, ich bin auf folgendes Problem gestoßen: übersetzt man "die Luft stromte …2 Replies
Germans and their CarsLast post 16 Feb 07, 11:51
Howdy Y'all, Upon arrival in Germany, my first attempts to learn German were reading short …277 Replies
Germans and their bogsLast post 23 May 16, 15:43
Melican generalising about the Gernans again. :-) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/health/bo…86 Replies
"their life" oder "their lives"?Last post 12 Jan 08, 15:42
Hallo, ist es möglich im Englischen z.B. "They enjoyed their life." zu sagen, oder muss imm…1 Replies
Their relationLast post 19 Jul 06, 01:31
Hi, ich habe irgendwo folgendes gelesen: "their relation is described by three laws." Kann…1 Replies
to keep so. on their toes - jmdn. auf (auch: in) Trab haltenLast post 04 Dec 15, 23:32
Leo also has: to keep so. on the go- jmdn. ständig auf (auch: in) Trab halten on one's toes8 Replies
of their own / on their ownLast post 28 Nov 09, 10:31
"Because of certain phenomena that happen within them and they are very powerful vibrations …2 Replies
to sweep so. off their feet - jmdn. von den Socken hauenLast post 16 Sep 13, 10:06
Es geht um diesen Eintrag: http://dict.leo.org/ende/index_de.html#/search=sweep%20feet&searc…1 Replies
Did the Vikings send their children ...Last post 24 Aug 10, 11:12
... out to sea to circumnavigate the globe? (Well, maybe they did^^.) What's up with this g…1 Replies
and their ilkLast post 28 Jul 11, 08:52
Da ich gerade eine Arbeit für die Universität schreibe und ich nicht dauern "punctuation mar…3 Replies
 


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