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there's Line breaks: there's
Pronunciation: /ðɛːz/

Definition of there's in English:


1There is: there’s nothing there
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  • One is that there's a whole body of diseases that we tend to call autoimmune diseases.
  • I could say it would be nice to see a woman in the top job but there's no guarantee she'd be ideal.
  • Surely there's some sort of reality game show where I can win a prize to get this fixed?
1.1 informal, chiefly British Used to make a request or express approval in a patronizing manner: make a cup of tea, there’s a good girl
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  • Do try to keep up, there's a good chap.
  • Now, get back in your playpen and leave us grown-ups in peace, there's a good boy.
2There has: there’s been a break-in at the shop
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  • That must have been the one time there's been life down in that end of the town in God knows how long.
  • In the first two days there's been some amount of damage done.
  • There's been a mistake.
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