Mini grammar lesson Monday There/their/theyre To/too/two Your/you’re
There/their/they’re Use there when referring to a place Also use there with the verb BE (is, am, are, was, were) Use their to indicate possession Remember that they're is a contraction of the words they and are
To/ too To has two functions. First, as a preposition, in which case it always precedes a noun. It also indicates an infinitive when it precedes a verb. Too also has two uses. First, as a synonym for "also ” Secondly, too means excessively when it precedes an adjective or adverb
Your/you’re Your is used to describe something as belonging to you, it is almost always followed by a noun. You're is the contraction of "you are" and is often followed by the present participle (verb form ending in -ing).
1.___ dog is a husky called Snowy. 2.___ once was a bird called a Dodo. 3. My aunt and uncle are arriving today. ___ coming from New York. 4. Many years ago ___ weren't any cars so people used to travel by horse and carriage. 5. Our neighbors have bought a second car. ___ new one is red. 6. Both of the cars are made by Ford. ___ both 4WD.
1.I am going buy them. 2. Isn't that......many? 3. My friends weren't......impressed with them. 4. Is that where they go return the supplies? 5. We applied several coats of paint the wall. 6. Your brother is going to the football game, are you going….
1.I have often wondered about____ state of mental health. 2. But darling, ______ my sunshine 3. Little Bo Peep, have you lost____ sheep? 4. Many people think____ ideas are dead wrong. 5. Many people think______ dead wrong about_____ ideas. 6. If _____ not first _____ last.