Učenje angleščine je pogosto povezano z dvomom, katero besedo uporabiti. Bo prav their, they’re ali there?

  • John and Lisa moved to a new house. They like _______________ new home.
Kliknite za pravilen odgovor.

Pravilno: John and Lisa moved to a new house. They like their new home.

Their je svojilni zaimek za tretjo osebo dvojine in množine in pomeni njun/-a/-o/-i ali njihov/-a/-o/-i.

  • Karen and Peter came back from their holiday.
  • I just met my new neighbours, _____ lovely people.
Kliknite za pravilen odgovor.

Pravilno: I just met my new neighbours, they’re lovely people.

They’re je okrajšana oblika ‘they are’, ki pomeni ‘oni/one so’.

  • She said that they’re planning a trip.
  • _____ is a beautiful park near the city centre.
Kliknite za pravilen odgovor.

Pravilno: There is a beautiful park near the city centre.

There se največkrat uporablja v krajevnem pomenu ‘tja, tam’.

  • There’s that book you were looking for.

There se pogosto uporablja tudi v strukturi ‘there is/are’.

  • There is only one lollipop left.
  • There are not many people who understand me.
  • Was there any food at the party?

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