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they're

they are: They’re working on a second edition.
Not to be confused with:
their – possessive case of they: It is their book.
there – in or at that place: The book is over there.
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they're

 (thâr)
Contraction of they are.
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they're

(ðɛə; ˈðeɪə)
contraction of
they are
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they're

(ðɛər; unstressed ðər)
contraction of they are.
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Translations

BE,

B.E.

(ˈbiː giː) abbreviation
Bachelor of Engineering; first degree in Engineering.
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"Well, the fact is they're advertising for a shop-walker tomorrow," said Athelny, looking at him doubtfully through his glasses.
Or, seein' ez they're city folks, the boys would do the square thing with pistols at twelve paces.
They're just like th' `creatures.' If they're thirsty give
"Oh, very nice," answered the kangaroo; "that is, when they're properly put together.
They're four-flushers, if you know what that means.
His eyes are sharp, strange--awfully; but I only know clearly that they're rather small and very fixed.
Some authorities think different, but mostly it's considered best to kill them -- except some that you bring to the cave here, and keep them till they're ransomed."
"Ha, ha!" chuckled the old cab-horse; "they're not 'Gurgles,' little maid; they're Gargoyles."
They're damn hungry, Henry, an' they'll have you an' me guessin' before this trip's over."
Part of the Ladies' Aid wanted to buy me a black dress and hat, but the other part thought the money ought to go toward the red carpet they're trying to get--for the church, you know.
They're pretty nigh all one, and they're not far off being even wi' the law, I believe; for Riley looks Lawyer Wakem i' the face as hard as one cat looks another.
They're so white an' regular, an' not big, an' not dinky little baby's teeth either.

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