They’re, their, there….what’s the difference?

They’re, their, there;
American spelling practice
“They’re – There – Their” are pronounced the same,
but spelled differently according to usage:

“There” refers to a place.
Examples: There is a library in the first building. It is over there.
Hint: If you can use the word “here,” you have it right!

“They’re” is a contraction of “they are”
Example: They’re not in this building.
Hint: “They” is a pronoun and “are” is the verb.
If you can substitute “We are” you have it right!

“Their” is the posessive pronoun.
Example: Their library is located on the next street.
Hint: If you can substitute “our” you have it right!

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