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English Words Most Commonly Mistake
English words that are most commonly mistaken
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T͟Her; possessive pronoun:;
1.belonging to or associated with the people or things previously mentioned or easily identified.
"parents are keen to help their children"
belonging to or associated with a person of unspecified sex.
"she heard someone blow their nose loudly"
belonging to or associated with a person whose gender or sexual identity does not correspond to the traditional binary opposition of male and female.
"Sasha feels comfortable wearing a skirt. It's part of their style"
used in titles.
"a double portrait of Their Majesties"
1.in, at, or to that place or position.
"we went on to Paris and stayed there eleven days"
used when pointing or gesturing to indicate the place in mind.
"there on the right"
at that point (in speech, performance, writing, etc.).
""I'm quite—" There she stopped"
in that respect; on that issue.
"I don't agree with you there"
used to indicate one's role in a particular situation.
"at the end of the day, we are there to make money"
2.used in attracting someone's attention or calling attention to someone or something.
3.used to indicate the fact or existence of something.
"there's a restaurant around the corner"
1.used to focus attention on something and express satisfaction or annoyance at it.
"there, I told you she wouldn't mind!"
2.used to comfort someone.
"there, there, you must take all of this philosophically"
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