Definition of they're in English:

they're

Syllabification: they're
Pronunciation: /T͟He(ə)r
 
/

contraction

  • They are.
    More example sentences
    • I wonder if he'll complain if they're used against him.
    • The cheapness and ubiquity of plastics, and the problems caused when they're carelessly thrown away, blind us to the utility and versatility of these marvellously mutable materials.
    • If they're asking too many personal questions, it's okay not to answer.

Usage

On the differences between their, they’re, and there, see they (usage).

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