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 Meanings and Examples of THEY
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they
 pron.  refer to people in a general way or to a group of people who are not specified
 pron.  those ones; those people, animals, or things
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  "I wonder if they are all quite dead," she said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  He'd be sure to bring 'em if they was in Yorkshire.'
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  I'm glad they've begun asking riddles.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII. A Mad Tea-Party
4  "He played on his pipe and they listened," Mary explained.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  If they wished I would," she said, "I wouldn't.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
6  Any one is selfish who doesn't do what they want.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
7  Then they saw Dr. Craven and stopped.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  No one must ever suspect that they had a secret.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
9  When you are thinking they get as big as saucers.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
10  So they sat down, and nobody spoke for some minutes.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
11  One day things weren't there and another they were.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
12  So they had to fall a long way.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
13  So they got their tails fast in their mouths.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
14  So they couldn't get them out again.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
15  And they did all these things and many others.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  If they say you are good, ask yourself if it be ture.
17  Let's assume they're coming and make plans on that basis.
18  It seems reasonable to assume they've been tested.
19  Don't pay any attention to what they say.
20  Finally, they visited the city attorney.
21  Their audience will lap up whatever they throw at them.
22  They blustered about how they would beat us all up.
23  Both of them felt that they had become very intimate.
24  Every week they get together to make music.
25  Don't touch those tools they are not your property.
26  Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.
27  Forty years have passed away since they met.
28  He's lost all track of her since they left school.
29  It's worrying that they're doing things without training.
30  Treat other people as you hope they will treat you.