What are the 3 different there’s?
There, their, and they’re are the big trio of commonly confused words. All three of them are pronounced the same, and the spelling differences don’t seem to do a good job of stopping people from mixing them up.
What are all the ways to spell there?
there, their, they’re
- There, their, they’re – notice they have the same sound but different spelling and meaning.
- They’re called homophones, and we’re looking at how to remember which one to use by using spelling strategies such as memory tricks, and word-within-a-word,
What words can be spelled two ways?
Here is a list of words with alternate spellings:
- acknowledgment / acknowledgement.
- adapter / adaptor.
- adviser / advisor (but advisory)
- ambience / ambiance.
- caliber / calibre.
- counselor / counsellor.
- doughnut / donut.
- enclose / inclose.
Is they’re a proper term?
They‘re has an apostrophe, which means it’s the product of two words: they are. If you can substitute they are into your sentence and retain the meaning, then they‘re is the correct homophone to use.
How do you remember there and their?
Homophones: They’re, There, and Their
- They’re. This is the easiest of the three because it’s a contraction, which means that the word itself is actually two words shortened and joined by an apostrophe: They + are = they’re.
- There. The trick to remembering how to use there is hidden inside the word itself.
- Their. Their is a possessive pronoun.
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How do you spell cute?
Correct spelling for the English word “cute” is [kjˈuːt], [kjˈuːt], [k_j_ˈuː_t] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
How do you spell daughter?
Correct spelling for the English word “daughter” is [dˈɔːtə], [dˈɔːtə], [d_ˈɔː_t_ə] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
What’s the difference between your and yours?
‘your‘ is a possessive adjective. E.g. ‘It’s YOUR pen’ ‘yours‘ is a possessive pronoun. E.g. ‘It’s YOURS.
Whose or who’s name?
Whose vs. Who’s. Who’s is a contraction linking the words who is or who has, and whose is the possessive form of who. They may sound the same, but spelling them correctly can be tricky.
How do you spell together?
Correct spelling for the English word “together” is [təɡˈɛðə], [təɡˈɛðə], [t_ə_ɡ_ˈɛ_ð_ə] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
Why is ketchup spelled two ways?
They originally referred to their product as catsup, but switched to ketchup in the 1880s to stand out. Eventually, ketchup became the standard spelling in the industry and among consumers, though you can still find catsup strongholds sprinkled across the U.S.
How many ways can you spell 4?
That’s right: the word for the number 4 is four, but ten times that is 40, which is spelled forty. This is true in all of the vast English language, despite rumors that users of British English like the word to resemble colour (they don’t), and despite the frequent appearances of the misspelling out and about.
How do you spell sizes?
Correct spelling for the English word “sizes” is [sˈa͡ɪzɪz], [sˈaɪzɪz], [s_ˈaɪ_z_ɪ_z] (IPA phonetic alphabet).