there Definition

  • 1in, at, or to that place or position
  • 2used when pointing or gesturing to indicate the place in question

Using there: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "there" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I'll meet you there at 3 pm.

  • Example

    There is a book on the table.

  • Example

    Put the box over there, please.

  • Example

    Is there a doctor in the house?

there Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for there

  • in that location
  • at that place
  • over there

Phrases with there

  • there and then

    immediately; at that very moment


    He decided then and there that he would quit his job.

  • used to express satisfaction at having done something helpful or to express agreement with a statement


    There you go, that's the right answer!

  • used to say that people have different opinions about what is good or attractive


    I don't understand why she likes that music, but there's no accounting for taste.


Summary: there in Brief

The word 'there' [ðɛː] refers to a place or position, often used to indicate a specific location. It can be used in questions like 'Is there a doctor in the house?' or in phrases like 'there and then,' meaning immediately. 'There you go' expresses satisfaction or agreement, while 'there's no accounting for taste' acknowledges differing opinions.

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