- there is
- there has
- An example of there's is saying "There's the boat!" instead of "There is the boat!"
- An example of there's is writing "There's been a change." instead of "There has been a change."
There's is defined as there is or there has.
Often used in place of there are, almost universally in spoken English, even when there is would sound incorrect.
- Now there's a new word.
- There's nothing wrong with having a different opinion.
- If there's one thing I don't need, it's a man telling me how to run my life.
- There's no reason to get all worked up.
- There's going to be trouble, and my sword isn't stout enough to cut up those wooden bodies--so I shall have to get out my revolvers.