How to Tell if They’re There

Everyone’s Favorite Mistake

There’s a lot of confusion about grammar and spelling these days, and not only in the White House. So here’s a simple primer for anyone who doesn’t want to be mistaken for a Trump supporter.

The difference between Their, They’re and There.

Their is a genitive pronoun. What this means is that it signals possession. So for example “The girls threw their ball into their neighbor’s yard.”



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