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British English: /ðɛːz/
American English: /ðɛrz/
In French, possessive pronouns reflect the gender and number of the noun they are standing for; theirs is translated by le leur, la leur, les leurs, according to what is being referred to.For examples and particular usages see below.


  • my car is red but theirs is blue
    ma voiture est rouge mais la leur est bleue
    the green hats are theirs
    les chapeaux verts sont à eux or elles
    which house is theirs?
    c'est laquelle leur maison?
    I'm a friend of theirs
    je suis un ami à eux
    it's not theirs
    il or elle n'est pas à eux
    the money wasn't theirs to give away
    ils or elles n'avaient pas à donner cet argent
    theirs was not an easy task
    leur tâche n'était pas facile
    I saw them with that dog of theirs [pejorative]
    je les ai vus avec leur sale chien [informal]
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