Sit over there.
Wouldn't go there again.
I can't agree with him there.
There are numerous items. There must be another exit.
An example of there is where that bookcase is located.
That person there ought to know the directions to town.
Stopped and went on from there.
There, now I can have some peace!
There I paused.
There you are wrong.
There goes the whistle.
We left there at six.
There, I've done it anyway!
There, there! everything will be OK.
He did not stop there, but continued his speech.
They patched up their differences, but matters did not end there.
There seems to be some difficulty with the papers. [=It seems that there is some difficulty with the papers.]
I expected there to be a simpler solution. [=I expected that there would be a simpler solution.]
There are beginning to be complications. [=It's beginning to be the case that there are complications.]
Therefor, thereat, thereunder.
You get it ready; I'll take it from there.
There are two apples on the table. [=Two apples are on the table.]
There is no way to do it. [=No way to do it exists.]
Is there an answer? [=Does an answer exist?]
No, there isn't. [=No, one doesn't exist.]
If x is a positive number, then there exists [=there is] a positive number y less than x.
There remain several problems with this approach. [=Several problems remain with this approach.]
Once upon a time, in a now-forgotten kingdom, there lived a woodsman with his wife. [=There was a woodsman, who lived with his wife.]
There arose a great wind out of the east. [=There was now a great wind, arising in the east.]
Hi there, young fellow.
Stop there before you make any more mistakes.
The answer is out there. All we have to do is look for it.
- To be available to provide help or comfort to someone in a time of difficulty.
- Extremely unconventional or eccentric.
- (not) in full possession of one's wits; (not) mentally sound.
- A mild instruction to accept or take what is being offered, as when something is being handed or presented to someone.
- A mild rebuke of someone for repeating what is regarded as a wrongdoing or error.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of there
- Middle English ther from Old English thǣr, thēr to- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English there, ther, thare, thar, thore, from Old English Ã¾Ä“r, Ã¾Ç£r, Ã¾Är (“there; at that place"), from Proto-Germanic *Ã¾ar (“at that place; there"), from Proto-Indo-European *tar- (“there"), from demonstrative pronominal base *to- (“the, that") + adverbial suffix *-r. Cognate with Scots thar, thair (“there"), North Frisian dear, deer, dÃ¤r (“there"), Saterland Frisian deer (“there"), West Frisian dÃªr (“there"), Dutch daar (“there"), Low German dar (“there"), German da, dar- (“there"), Danish der (“there"), Swedish dÃ¤r (“there"), Icelandic Ã¾ar (“in that place, there").